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Soft tissue mass on foot

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    Patient had a soft tissue mass with resection of dorsal exostosis of right foot . Operative report says deep so i want to code 28045=-is this right ?--and what about the dorsal exostosis- is it included>?-2 different incisions was noted . thanks - trent

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    trent..can you post the note? and you code for an ASC right? Do you have the pathology back for the mass?

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    yes came back as 211.1 benign fibrotic synovial tissue

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    28045 is ok for the mass but without seeing which bone the dorsal exostosis was on, I wouldnt want to comment on that portion without seeing the note.

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    i know the dictation said soft tissue mass to the dorsum of right foot.

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