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Understand Procedure for Accurate Lysis Adhesion Removal

Question: Our pediatrician performed a lysis of adhesions for a patient who had a previous incomplete circumcision. Do I report that with 54162? South Carolina Subscriber   Answer: If the procedure does not involve instrumentation and regional anesthesia, and your pediatrician is able to release the adhesions by simply manipulating the patient’s foreskin, then you should report an evaluation and [...]