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Q: OKAY SO WHAT IS THE CPT CODE
A: tonsillectomy (CPT code 42826).
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User: EGD WITH ESOPHAGEAL DILATION OVER GUIDEWIRE CPT CODE

User: OKAY SO WHAT IS THE CPT CODE

Weegy: tonsillectomy (CPT code 42826).
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User: WHAT DOES A TONSILECTOMY HAVE TO DO WITH AN EGD

Weegy: Tonsillectomy is a 3,000-year-old[1] surgical procedure in which, traditionally, each tonsil is removed from a recess in the side of the pharynx called the tonsillar fossa. [ The procedure is performed in response to repeated occurrence of acute tonsillitis, sleep surgery for obstructive sleep apnea, nasal airway obstruction, diphtheria carrier state, snoring, or peritonsillar abscess. For children, the adenoids are usually removed at the same time, a procedure called adenoidectomy, or tonsilloadenoidectomy, when combined. Adenoidectomy is uncommon in adults in whom the adenoids are usually vestigial. Although tonsillectomy is performed less frequently than in the 1950s, it remains one of the most common surgical procedures in children in the United States. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is a test to examine the lining of the esophagus (the tube that connects your throat to your stomach), stomach, and first part of the small intestine. It is done with a small camera (flexible endoscope) that is inserted down the throat. ]
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