Removal of Foreign Body Skin and Subcutaneously Tissue CPT: 10120-10121

Removal of foreign body from skin and subcutaneously tissue

CPT codes

10120 Incision and removal of foreign body, subcutaneous tissues; simple
10121 Complicated

ICD-9-CM Procedure code

86.05 Incision W Removal Of FB/Device From Skin/Subcu Tissue

However these codes are used to code for foreign body removal till subcutaneously tissue. For deep penetrating foreign body respective anatomical sections of CPT assistant should be seen.

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