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Removal of Ureteral Fungal Ball

Question: How would you code a ureteroscopy with removal of a fungal ball? The patient had a fungal bezoar of the ureter coded with diagnosis code 939.9.

Pennsylvania Subscriber Answer: There is no CPT® code for ureteroscopic removal of a foreign body from the kidney or ureter, such as a fungal ball in the kidney or [...]

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