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re excision

Barbara Posted Thu 15th of January, 2015 09:26:53 AM

how would you code re excision of margins for previous melanoma forhead 3mm x 3mm?
thank you

SuperCoder Answered Fri 16th of January, 2015 03:08:16 AM

If path report shows malignancy, use code 11600, Excision, malignant lesion including margins, face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips; excised diameter 0.5 cm or less.

Thanks !!

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