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Old 06-04-2010, 09:58 AM
lopezml lopezml is offline
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Default Umbilical granuloma

Good morning everyone. Can someone help me with finding a procedure code for removal of unmbilical granuloma by method of tie off? If there is one?

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Old 06-04-2010, 10:13 AM
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Smile Umbilical granuloma

When it comes to umbilical granuloma our doctors use the cryotherapy not ligature. The only ligature i could find was under skin tags 11200. I'm not sure if that would be correct though. Maybe someone else will respond too
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Old 06-09-2010, 06:07 PM
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I would use 11200. This is the correct code to use when using a ligature for extra digits. You are simply removing a benign lesion, so to say....
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