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Coding for Heatstroke and SIRS With Kidney Failure in ICD-10-CM
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Coding for Heatstroke and SIRS With Kidney Failure in ICD-10-CM

The Coding Challenge Question: A 29-year-old male is admitted for treatment of heatstroke after playing volleyball on the beach for many hours. The final diagnosis is heatstroke and SIRS with acute kidney failure. Assign for ICD-10-CM. A. R65.11, T67.01XA, N18.9, Y93.13B. T67.01XA, A41.9, N17.8, Y93.68C. R65.10, N17.9, T67.01XA, Y93.13D. T67.01XA, R65.11, N17.9, Y93.68 Answer:D. T67.01XA,…

Excising External Hemorrhoids CPT: Check Your Knowledge
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Excising External Hemorrhoids CPT: Check Your Knowledge

** This post was reviewed and updated on December 17, 2023. ** The Coding Challenge Question: A 38-year-old female with a history of discomfort due to external hemorrhoids and intermittent bleeding is seen today with a complaint of an external hemorrhoid. She previously had a colonoscopy, and the results came back normal. The patient is…

Desmoid Tumor in ICD-10-CM: Coding For This Noncancerous Growth
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Desmoid Tumor in ICD-10-CM: Coding For This Noncancerous Growth

Name That Code! Question: A 37-year-old female presents with gradually increasing swelling in the left upper leg. She has a mild, dull, aching pain in the leg. After imaging and biopsy results were obtained, the patient was diagnosed with an extra-abdominal desmoid tumor. She is placed on active surveillance. Assign for ICD-10-CM. Answer: D48.116, Desmoid tumor…