Sep 28th, 2015 - mw0234
Low grade malignant trichilemmal proliferating cyst
How would an excision of this be coded?
DIAGNOSIS: 2cm right posterior scalp cyst
PROCEDURE: Excision of the above with 2 mm margins
The patient was brought to the procedure room and the above area was sterilely prepped and draped. 1% lidocaine with epinephrine was used as local anesthesia. A transverse elliptical incision was made and the above lesion was removed without difficulty. 3 0 nylon suture was used to approximate the wound in an interrupted fashion.
INSTRUCTIONS: Local wound care
PLAN: return to clinic in 2 weeks
Low grade malignant trichilemmal proliferating cyst, incompletely excised