ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VC5XZZ

Extirpation of Matter from Scrotum, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VC5XZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VC5XZZ
Short Description: Extirpation of Matter from Scrotum, External Approach
Long Description: Extirpation of Matter from Scrotum, External Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VC5XZZ

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The code 0VC5XZZ is a billable procedure code.

ICD-10-PCS Table

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

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Extirpation
Definition:
Taking or cutting out solid matter from a body part
Explanation:
The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body; it may be imbedded in a body part or in the lumen of a tubular body part. The solid matter may or may not have been previously broken into pieces
Includes:
Thrombectomy, choledocholithotomy
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 0VC5XZZ:

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

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