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    Hello, my physician wants to do a excision of a intradermal glueal cyst. I was thinking I should be looking in the 1000 series for the skin. Any other suggestions would be appreciated I didnt see anything specific when searching under excision and the specified area. Thanks

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    Apr 2007
    Des Moines


    Excision codes are 11400-11471 for benign lesions and 11600-11646 for malignant lesions so I would look there depending on the report.

    Brooke Bierman, CPC, CPB
    Coding & Billing Manager
    2014 President AAPC Des Moines Chapter

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