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  1. Amy Posted 5 Year(s) agoRelated Topics

    I was wondering if my dx code 790.4 is the same thing for this dx?
    In the report it states mild Transaminitis, but in the ICD-9-CM book as I have the 2011 version, it only shows Transaminasemia? The code for that is 790.4. DOes it mean the same thing? Is this code correct?


    Amy Bedford-CPC

  2. SuperCoder Posted 5 Year(s) ago

    When liver enzymes which belong inside the cells leak out into the blood stream, this is called transaminitis which is correctly depicted by 790.4

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  • Posted by 52957 Amy , 5 Year(s) ago. There are 2 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.