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Biopsy of Paraaortic mass

Diana Posted Fri 19th of July, 2013 22:19:18 PM

a core biopsy needle was introduced into a mass in the left posterior chest adjacent to the descent thoracic aorta where biopsy was performed using CT guidance. I'm thinking 20206 & 70012 Am I on the right track?

SuperCoder Answered Mon 22nd of July, 2013 00:07:46 AM

True if a muscle biopsy procedure is done to obtain sample muscle tissue to further analyze a suspected medical condition or infection. The CT code is 77012.

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