Cytopathology
Palpation guided fine needle aspiration
Current procedural technology (CPT)™ coding in PGFNA (partial list)

Author: Joe D. Jakowski M.D.(see Authors page)

Revised: 7 February 2018, last major update August 2013

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PubMed Search: CPT coding fine needle aspiration

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Cite this page: Jakowski, J. D. Current procedural technology (CPT)™ coding in PGFNA (partial list). PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cytopathologypgfnacoding.html. Accessed September 22nd, 2018.
Procedure codes
10021
Fine needle aspiration; without imaging guidance
Pathology professional and technical codes
88172
Cytopathology, evaluation of fine needle aspirate; immediate evaluation for adequacy of specimen(s)

88173
Cytopathology, evaluation of fine needle aspirate; Final interpretation and report

88305
CELL BLOCK: Level IV - Surgical pathology, gross and microscopic examination

88104
Cytopathology, fluids; smears with interpretation