Radiology Question for the Week of April 25, 2016

Question:

If ultrasound of an axilla is performed alone, not as part of a breast ultrasound, how do we code?   

Answer

Since the axillary area is considered part of the arm, assign the following code: 

76882 Ultrasound, extremity, nonvascular, real-time with image documentation; limited, anatomic specific

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