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CSF Leak

Caralee Posted Thu 15th of September, 2016 15:26:54 PM
Pt. had skull base intradural tumor resection done 5 months ago. Pt. developed left retromastoid CSF Fistula. Pt, has no sign of meningitis yet. Surgeon wants pt to have revision of the left retromastoid wound with closure of a spinal fluid fistula. Need help coding this procedure. Thank you.
SuperCoder Answered Fri 16th of September, 2016 03:11:04 AM

Hi,

For suggesting exact code supercoder wil require documentation of operative note. As per limited information provided by you CPT code for closure of spinal fluid fistula is 63707.

Thanks

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