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mastectomy for a man

  1. #1
    Default mastectomy for a man
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    I need help, this is my first one.

    This man has right breast enlargement, nodularity and pain.
    Pathology: gynecomastia
    Procedule: right subcutaneous mastectomy

    Incision was made from approx the 11:00-3:00 position. Subcutaneous tissue was dissected. Again there was an area of nodulaity over this entire area. It was elected to take all the breast tissue.

    Do I use 19300 or 19304?

  2. #2
    I would choose the 19300.

    just my two cents

  3. #3
    Murfreesboro, TN
    yes--DITO FOR 19300---dx 611.1

  4. #4
    Thank you for the help1!!

  5. #5
    Pittsburgh Central Pennsylvania
    I'd go with 19300..

    Beth B. CPC

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