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integumentary system

condition for which the procedure is performed
Incision and drainage codes are divided into subcategories according to the
Shaving of epidermal or Dermal Lesion
The removal of a lesion by transverse incision that did not require sutures closure is reported using codes from which subsection
excision defined as full thickness would be trough the
Single- layered closure of heavily contaminated wounds that require extensive cleaning or removal of particulate matter constitutes what type of repair
9 %
Using the " Rule of nines" one adult leg is what percentage of the human body
Mohs micrographic surgery reqiures a single physician to act in two integrated but separate and distinct capabilities of a suregon and a
an E/M code
wound closure requiring the use of adhesive strips as the sole repair material should be coded with
percentage of body surface and depth of burn
What two items are needed to correctly code for local treatment of burns
when reporting a staged procedure what modifier is added to the CPTcode
A physician performs an operative procedure that has a 90 day surgical package. On day 40 the same physician performs an unrelated procedure on the same patient. that modifier would you attach to the cpt code when reporting the second procedure
there is no tissue remaining for pathological examination after this method has been used
which modifier indicates a significant separately identifiable E/M service
site number diameter
to properly code lesion excision you must know the behavior and the narrowest margin about the lesion in addtion to the following
size and type
the method used by the physician to obtain a lesion biopsy depends in which set of factors
11100,11101 x 2
When coding 3 biopsies of the skin performed at the same visit the reporting would be
17000,17003 x 6 units
destruction of 7 actinic keratoses
fine needle aspiration of the breast without imaging
Mastectomy that is done for gynecomastia
excision of the malignant lesions a2.4 cm lesion ofthe leg, a3.2 cm lesion ofthe back, and a 1.6 cm lesion of the lip
excision of a pilonidal cyst that was a complicated procedure
To report an excision of a malignant lesion the correct range of codes to use would be
11200,11201 x 3 units
Removal of 37 skin tags by electrosurgical destruction
Removal with reinsertion of an implantable contraceptive capsule