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Chapter 27 - CPT Coding

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1. Hammer-malleus
2. Anvil-Incus
3. Stirrup-stapes
Match the terms for the ossicular chain.
1. hammer_____ a. incus
2. Anvil________ b. stapes
3. Stirrup_______ c. malleus
cholesteatoma
This is a benign growth of skin in an abnormal location.
Exenteration
This is the removal of the eye, adnexa, and part of the bony orbit.
Slit Lamp
This is a low-powered microscope with a high-intensity light source that focuses the light as a long narrow beam and isused to examine the eyes.
Orbital Implant
This is a cosmetic implant that covers the outer portion of the eye and is also known as a scleral shell prosthesis
Exostosis
This is a bony growth that is also known as surfer's ear because it is associated with chronic cold water exposure.
Tympanostomy
During this procedure, small plastic or metal tubes are inserted through the tympanic membrane to allow for the drainage of fluid. Later the tubes may be removed, fall out naturally, or are left in place.
Labyrinth
This is a cavelike structure that is dominated by two fluid-filled spaces.
Evisceration
Removal of the contents of the globe while leaving the extraocular muscles and sclera intact
Enucleation
Removal of the eye while leaving the orbital structures intact
Keratoplasty
Repair of the cornea
Aphakia
Absence of the lens of the eye
Pseudophakia
Presence of an artificial lens after cataract surgery
Anterior Chamber
Fluid filled (aqueous) space, located behind the cornea and in front of the iris
Paracentesis
Removal of fluid
Posterior Synechiae
Adhesions of the iris to the lens of the eye
Anterior Synechiae
Adhesions of the iris to the cornea
Sclera
White, fibrous outer layer of the eyeball and the anterior sclera is the front part of the eye
Ciliary Body
Located behind the iris (colored part of the eye) and produces aqueous humor
Otoplasty
Procedure performed for a protruding ear
Eustachian Tube
Connects the middle ear to the back of the throat and allows for drainage of fluid
Labryinthectomy
Procedure in which the incus and stapes are removed
Code to Report Operating Microscope
69990