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The removal of a lesion by a transverse incision that didn't require sutured closure is reported using codes from which subsection? A. Paring or Cutting B. Shaving of Epidermal or Dermal Lesions C.
Removal of Skin Tags D. Biopsy
B. Removal of Skin Tags
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User: The removal of a lesion by a transverse incision that didn't require sutured closure is reported using codes from which subsection? A. Paring or Cutting B. Shaving of Epidermal or Dermal Lesions C. Removal of Skin Tags D. Biopsy

Weegy: B. Removal of Skin Tags
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User: Which of the following is the correct code for an excision of the left great toenail and matrix, complete for permanent removal? A. 11720-TA B. 11740-TA C. 11750-TA D. 11730-TA

Weegy: C. 11750-TA
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User: Incision and drainage codes are divided into subcategories according to the A. condition for which the procedure is performed. B. depth of the incision. C. amount of drainage. D. size of the lesion.

Weegy: A. condition for which the procedure is performed.
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User: What is the difference between the code for a soft tissue abscess in the Musculoskeletal System subsection and the codes for abscess in the Integumentary System subsection? A. The code in the Musculoskeletal System subsection is used only when the abscess is in the bone. B. The code in the Musculoskeletal System subsection doesn't require debridement of the abscess. C. The code in the Integumentary System subsection may include the bone. D. The code in the Musculoskeletal System subsection is associated with deep tissue, possibly bone.

Weegy: The codes in the Musculoskeletal System are mostly biopsies of deep subcutaneous tissue and the codes in the Integumentary System are of subcutaneous tissues and skin.
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User: What is the margin of an excision? A. The extra tissue removed from around the lesion B. The exact edge of the part of the lesion visible on the skin C. The exact measurement of the lesion in square centimeters D. The widest diameter of the lesion

Weegy: D. The widest diameter of the lesion
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