domingo, 11 de enero de 2015

PRIMARY LYMPHEDEMA / SECONDARY LYMPHEDEMA / DISEASE CODING AND CLASSIFICATION / INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES


The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10) is a coding of diseases and signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or diseases, as classified by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. 

Lymphedema is considered a disease of the Circulatory System, and Primary Lymphedema and Secondary Lymphedema have both classification codes. Scroll down and visit the following pages to find the corresponding codes and clinical information:


DISEASE CLASSIFICATION CODES


2015 ICD-10-CM Codes

  • I00-I99   Diseases of the circulatory system
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Diseases of the circulatory system I00-I99 >

  • I80-I89   Diseases of veins, lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes, not elsewhere classified
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Diseases of veins, lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes, not elsewhere classified I80-I89 >

  • I89  Other noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes
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Other noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes I89- >

http://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/I00-I99/I80-I89/I89-


  • I89.0 Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified
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2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.0 

Lymphedema


  • Clinical Information:......
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2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R60.9 

Edema

                        
  • Clinical Information:.....
  • Causes of edema include:
    • problems with lymph nodes, especially after mastectomy
    • Description Synonyms:......
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      Lymphedema (acquired) - see also Elephantiasis

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      2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q82.0  

      Hereditary lymphedema


      • Clinical Information:.....
      • Description Synonyms:...... 
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      http://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/I00-I99/I95-I99/I97-/I97.2

      2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.2  

      Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome


      • Applicable To:......
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      2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.89  

      Other post procedural complications and disorders of the circulatory system, not elsewhere classified

        
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