A Short Integumentary System (Procedure Codes) Quiz!

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A Short Integumentary System (Procedure Codes) Quiz!

The skin, hair, nails, and exocrine glands together make up the whole integumentary system. It protects the body from various kinds of damage such as starvation, malnutrition, chemical, and radiological damage, etc. So, what do you know about the procedure codes in its study? Let's find out with this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A dermatologist opened and drained multiple complicated acne pustule and comedones on a 20 year old patient with severe acne. For one of the most complicating acne pustule Dr incised drained, and marsupial zed  the acne cyst by suturing  the right and left side, leaving the cyst open for drainage, what is the correct procedure code?
    • A. 

      10060

    • B. 

      10061, 10040

    • C. 

      10040

    • D. 

      10061

  • 2. 
    Dr Yang is seeing a patient for an acne surgery follow up that was performed eight month ago. The surgery was successful and the patient skin condition has rapidly improved. Today patient stated that he would like to reduce acne scarring by having dermabrasion on his entire face. Although the patient requested entire face the dermatologist Dr Yang performed the dermabrasion on the area of face that are not currently prone to acne break outs (his forehead and brow area). What is correct code for this procedure?
    • A. 

      15781

    • B. 

      15780

    • C. 

      15786

    • D. 

      15788

  • 3. 
    A physician biopsied the skin on a 30 year old woman’s upper eye lid with a possible fungal infection three site were biopsied. How you code?
    • A. 

      11100, 11101 X2

    • B. 

      11100X3

    • C. 

      11100, 67810

    • D. 

      67810

  • 4. 
    The physician performed the excision of two 5 cm malignant lesions on patient upper back. During the surgery physician noted four additional lesions which looked to be pre malignant these lesion excision were 0.3, 0.7, 1.0 and 1.45 cm respectively. The suspect lesions sent to lab where they were determined to be benign, what is appropriate code for services?
    • A. 

      1400 X 4, 11602 X2

    • B. 

      11400, 11401X2 11402

    • C. 

      11404, 11603

    • D. 

      11400, 11401X2, 11402, 11602X 2

  • 5. 
    A 22 year old women with excessive skin on her upper eye lid presented to physician for the revision of her right eye lid her physician decided that she would perform  a blepharoplasty of the right eye lid during which she remove excessive skin down the lid. When physician perform the procedure, what code should be reported?
    • A. 

      15822

    • B. 

      15823

    • C. 

      15823-50

    • D. 

      15820

  • 6. 
    Two weeks ago a 32 year male suffered a thumb injury at work he was using a belt grinder on a small piece of steel when the belt caught the tip of his left thumb in the grinder his thumb nail was removed and a small piece of his anterior phalange bone was broken off. The patient has appointment scheduled today to see if his nail bed on his left thumb can be reconstructed using  a graft from his left great toe. What is code for this procedure?
    • A. 

      11760- LT

    • B. 

      11765

    • C. 

      11762-LT

    • D. 

      11730, 11732

  • 7. 
    The emergency physician performed the simple closure of one 2 cm laceration on a 10 year boy’s cheek and two 2.3 cm lacerations on the left leg. The physician performed the simple closure of one 4 cm laceration on right arm and the layered closure of two laceration on the left arm, which were 5 cm and 3 cm respectively. The physician treated the 5 cm laceration on the boy’s chest, which required the removal of a particle of glass and a single layer closure. What are the correct codes for the wound repair for the physician to be coded?
    • A. 

      12001, 12002x2, 12032x 2

    • B. 

      12005, 12011x 51, 12032-51

    • C. 

      12004, 12011-51, 12032x2

    • D. 

      12004, 12011-51, 12034-51

  • 8. 
    A 32 year old female with sever Gynecomastia and family history of breast cancer elected to have complete mastectomy with immediate insertion of breast prosthesis implants. What is the code for the procedure?
    • A. 

      19300-50, 19340-50

    • B. 

      19300-50, 193040

    • C. 

      19303, 19357

    • D. 

      19300-50, 19357-50

  • 9. 
    A 50 year old male present to physician office with complaints of recurrent problems with ingrown toenail on his right great toe. The doctor performs a wedge excision of the skin of the nail fold to his right great toe. Which of the following codes should you code?
    • A. 

      10060

    • B. 

      11760

    • C. 

      11765

    • D. 

      11750

  • 10. 
    A 10 year old girl come to physician office after smashing the nail of her right 2nd digit in the car door last night. This morning the tip of her finger is edematous, there is large amount of ecchymosis resent , the pediatrician uses a disposable bovie high temperature cautery pen to cauterize a hole in the nail to allow subungual hematoma to drain. A small amount of fluid is removed. What code should you use?
    • A. 

      11720

    • B. 

      11730

    • C. 

      11740

    • D. 

      11750

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