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Old 11-16-2009, 11:05 AM
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Default Lymphatic fistula ligation

We have a patient who had persistance Seromas in the groin. The capsule was eventully excised. Now the pt is having continued drainage so the surgeon takes him to the OR for Ligation of lymphatic fistula.

I can not find a code for the ligation. I was thinking maybe, exploration extremity (35860) or going with the unlisted code. The lymphatic fistula was determined by a injection of Lymphazurine dye in the foot.

Does anyone have any ideas on this! This is a 1st for me.

Thanks in advance!
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