What is epididymal cyst excision?
During epididymal cyst surgery, your surgeon will make a small incision in your scrotum over the cyst. The cyst is separated from the tissue that surrounds it and is removed. The epididymis and the skin incision are sewn up using dissolvable stitches.
What is the CPT code for excision of epidermal cyst?
A code for excision of a benign lesion (e.g., 11400), specific to location and size of the cyst, would probably be most appropriate.
What is the CPT code for excision of labial cyst?
A If the cyst was excised, code 57135 (excision of vaginal cyst or tumor), is appropriate.
How is a Spermatocelectomy performed?
A procedure called a spermatocelectomy generally is performed on an outpatient basis, using a local or general anesthetic. The surgeon makes an incision in the scrotum and separates the spermatocele from the epididymis.
What is the CPT code for removal of a cyst?
Illinois Subscriber Answer: The correct code for the cyst removal is 26160 ( Excision of lesion of tendon sheath or joint capsule [e.g., cyst, mucous cyst, or ganglion], hand or finger). Note that CPT directs you to other codes for excision of a ganglion affecting the wrist or trigger digit.
The appropriate codes are 53260 (Excision of periurethral cyst) and 11420-11426 codes for excision of labial cyst. CPT 53260 (Excision or fulguration; urethral polyp(s), distal urethra) coded correctly because surgeon is excising the cyst from the urethral meatus and urethral meatus is distal part of the urethra.
What is the CPT code for excision of benign lesion?
The correct CPT codes are 11402, excision benign lesion, 2 cm, 11042, excisional debridement of benign wound, and 12031-59, layered closure 2 cm excision.
What causes cyst in your testicles?
A cyst on testicles may appear as a small mass, lump or bump. The cyst usually forms on either one or both testicles. Since they are commonly caused by injury or trauma to the testicles, the cysts may be painful.