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Level III Surgical Pathology
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Information

Synonyms: Biopsy, Gross and Microscopic Pathology, Microscopic Section, Pathologic Examination, Pathology, Skin Lesion(s) Tissue Examination, Surgical Pathology, Tissue Pathology

Methodology
Gross and microscopic examination
Specimen Required

Tissue specimen in 10% buffered neutral formalin solution or prepared slide or fresh tissue in container on wet ice.

Gross and microscopic examination:
Abscess
Aneurysm, arterial/ventricular
Anus, tag
Appendix, other than incidental
Artery, athermatous plaque
Bartholin’s Gland Cyst
Bone Fragments, other than pathologic fracture
Bursa/Synovial Cyst
Carpal Tunnel Tissue
Cartilage Shavings
Cholesteatoma
Colon, Colostomy Stoma
Conjunctiva, Biopsy, Pterygium
Cornea
Diverticulum – Esophagus/Small Intestine
Dupuytren’s Contracture Tissue
Femoral Head, other than fracture
Fissure/Fistula
Foreskin, other than newborn
Gallbladder
Ganglion cyst
Hematoma
Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids
Hydatid of Morgagni
Intervertebral Disc
Joint, Loose body
Meniscus
Mucocele, salivary
Neuroma – Morton’s/Traumatic
Pilonidal Cyst/Sinus
Polyps, Inflammatory – Nasal/Sinusoidal
Skin – cyst, tag, debridmentg
Soft Tissue, debridement
Soft Tissue – Lipoma
Spermatocele
Tendon/Tendon Sheath
Testicular Appendage
Thrombus of Embolus
Tonsil and/or Adenoids
Varicocele
Vas Deferens, other than sterilization
Vein, varicosity

CPT Code(s)
88304