ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VB5XZX

Excision of Scrotum, External Approach, Diagnostic

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VB5XZX

ICD-10-PCS: 0VB5XZX
Short Description: Excision of Scrotum, External Approach, Diagnostic
Long Description: Excision of Scrotum, External Approach, Diagnostic

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VB5XZX

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The code 0VB5XZX is a billable procedure code.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0VB - Excision
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
5 - Scrotum X - External Z - No Device X - Diagnostic

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Excision
Definition:
Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part
Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify excision procedures that are biopsies
Includes:
Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy
Approach External
Definition:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VB5XZX:

Procedures for males only - this code is intended for procedures for males only.

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