Excision and Z-plasty

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When a malignant lesion is excised and the resultant skin defect is closed with a Z-plasty, what code(s) should be reported?

Source: AHIMA Press. Clinical Coding Workout, 2019. https://my.ahima.org/store/product?id=65592.

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  1. CPT coding was more exact than ICD-9-CM

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