ICD-10-CM

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,…

Scaphocephaly and its Treatment Coding Challenge
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Scaphocephaly and its Treatment Coding Challenge

The Coding Challenge Question: A 4-month-old boy presented to the outpatient clinic with an atypical head shape. After a physical examination and preoperative scanning images, a diagnosis of sagittal synostosis (scaphocephaly) was confirmed. A neurosurgeon and plastic surgeon worked as co-surgeons to treat the condition using an endoscopic-assisted craniectomy technique. A week following surgery, the…