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Iliac node biopsy- Core and FNA

Date: Sep 8, 2021

Question:

Biopsies of two different iliac nodes in the right lower quadrant were done. One was core and another was FNA.

1. Successful uncomplicated CT-guided core needle biopsy of larger and more inferior mildly PSMA avid right common iliac node.

2. Successful uncomplicated CT-guided FNA biopsy of smaller more cephalad and more PSMA avid right common iliac node.

Would you code 49180 and 10009 only, or would you code 49180, 10009, and 77012-XS?

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