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Annette Posted Sat 12th of January, 2019 08:57:23 AM
PLACENTA, SPONTANEOUS VAGINAL DELIVERY: - Full term placenta, fetal membranes and trivascular hypercoiled umbilical cord - Weight: 310 grams, (< 10th percentile for gestational age) - Inflammation consistent with amniotic fluid infection - Maternal response stage 2 (acute chorioamnionitis), grade 1 (mild) - Fetal response stage 1 (umbilical phlebitis), grade 1 (mild) - Pathologic findings consistent with maternal vascular malperfusion - Parenchymal changes consistent with ischemia with increased syncytial knots - Single peripheral infarct (0.8 cm) - Placental hypoplasia WHAT ICD10 WOULD YOU ASSIGN THANK YOU
SuperCoder Answered Mon 14th of January, 2019 09:00:38 AM
Hi Thanks for your question The appropriate ICD- CM code is O Chorioamnionitis O Placental infarction third trimester and O other placental disorder third trimester In chorioamnionitis membranes that surround the fetus and the amniotic fluid are infected by bacteria Chorioamnionitis nbsp may be accompanied by vasculitis of the umbilical...

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