Skin Lesions and Biopsy Procedures: Making a Diagnosis

In a previous article, we discussed actinic keratosis, the most common type of precancer, or premalignant lesion. Today we are taking a step back to look at skin lesions and biopsy procedures to make a diagnosis. Skin lesions are quite common and the effects of sun exposure in our younger years can play a big […]

Actinic Keratosis and Coding For Its Removal

In this post, you will learn all about actinic keratosis and coding for its removal. The symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment are discussed. Furthermore, a coding example with step-by-step instructions is provided to show you how to select the right ICD-10-CM and CPT codes. Actinic Keratosis An actinic keratosis (AK), also known as a solar […]