Question: 20180030

Status


Final

Category


#1:   First course treatment
#2:   Surgery of Primary Site
#3:   Melanoma


References


Source 1:   2018 SEER Manual
pgs:   219
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Question


First Course of Treatment/Surgery of Primary Site--Melanoma:  How do you code UVB therapy treatment for melanoma?



Discussion




Answer


Code UVB therapy for melanoma as photodynamic therapy under Surgery of Primary Site for skin. Assign code 11 [Photodynamic therapy (PDT)] if there is no pathology specimen. Assign code 21 [Photodynamic therapy (PDT)] if there is a pathology specimen. Use text fields to document details.



History




Last Updated


06/21/2018

Date Finalized


07/11/2018