Incision and Drainage of Pilonidal Cyst Coding

The Coding Challenge


A patient is seen in the dermatologist’s office for a painful growth in the sacrococcygeal region that weeps fluid. A diagnosis of a pilonidal cyst is made, and a simple incision and drainage is performed with normal wound care. Select the appropriate procedure code.

A. 10081
B. 10060
C. 10080
D. 10120


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