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    Default Excision of the Buttocks

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    What cpt code would you use for the excision? Is it considered part of the leg? Thanks.

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    A scrubbed OR would be helpful. Was the lesion benign or malignant? How large (in cm) and what were its margins? What type of closure?
    Ron McKenzie, CPC-A
    Greater Orlando FL Chapter

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    I do not have that information. The doctor was wondering what general area it falls into per the cpt code groupings.

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    How about muscle?? or trunk??

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    I would say trunk

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    I use "trunk"

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