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Question: Our pediatrician released a penile adhesion from a patient that had a circumcision, which was performed by a different doctor. Can I report 54162 (Lysis or excision of penile post-circumcision adhesions)? I have read about this code, and some literature states that the patient needs to have been under general anesthesia. The CPT® book does not state it has to [...]