ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VC70ZZ

Extirpation of Matter from L Tunica Vaginalis, Open Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VC70ZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VC70ZZ
Short Description: Extirpation of Matter from L Tunica Vaginalis, Open Approach
Long Description: Extirpation of Matter from Left Tunica Vaginalis, Open Approach

This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VC70ZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VC70ZZ 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
7 - Tunica Vaginalis, Left 0 - Open 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 Open
Definition:
Cutting through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to expose the site of the procedure

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0VC70ZZ:

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

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