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    Would I use a 1- code or is there a code in the 5- section for an excision of a labial cyst? Thank you.

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    Look at code 56405 and see if this description fits your op note. There is also a Bartholin cyst removal 56420 and 56440 if it is a Bartholin gland cyst

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    I would use a 11420-11426 code, it explains as "physician excises a benign lesion, including the margins, except a skin tag, on the geitalia. The physician may suture the wound simply.

    All of the 5 codes that I found weren't excisions.
    Good Luck

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    can you post the scrub version of the op report

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    with th retro knife the incision on the base of the polyp on the right small labia was excised. The base was cauterized and closed with 3-0 plan catgut.

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