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Ch. 16 basic coding

Ch. 13 diseases of the musculoskeletal system 710-739

What is the title and code #'s for chapter 13 of ICD-9-CM? Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710-739)
Chronic geralized connective tissue disorder marked by skin eruptions, arthralgia, fever, leukopenia, visceral lesions, and hypergammaglobulinemia. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) 710.0
A chronic crippling condition that affects the joints of the hands, wrists, elbows, feet and ankle. The joints become inflamed, swollen, and painful. Pts suffer from malaise, fever, and sweating. There is also a code for this condition affecting children. Rheumatoid arthritis 714 (714.3 Juvenile)
A section that has codes that describe intervertebral disc disorders and spondylosis, in addition to other back disorders. Dorsopathis (720-724)
A section that includes codes for disorders of muscles, tendons and their attachments, and of other soft tissues. Rheumatism, excluding the back (725-729)
In the section Rheumatism, excluding the back this codes a condition in which increased pressure is within an enclosed tissue space. This causes a decrease in blood flow and possibly leads to tissue necrosis. Compartment syndrome
Another name for non-traumatic compartment syndrome (729.7). Occurs in runners. exertional compartment syndrome
A section that includes codes for osteomyelitis, bone cysts, malunion and nonunion of fractures, pathological fractures, acquired deformities of the limbs, and curvature of the spine. Osteopathies, chondropathies, and aquired musculoskeletal deformities (730-739)
These types of fractures occur in existing diseases such as osteoporosis or bone metastasis. Physician may also refer to this as an insufficiency fracture. This code is used initially and is continued to be used if treatment for healing is used (surgery). Pathologic fractures 733.1
Pathologic fractures are coded with this for visits after the patient has completed active treatment for the fracture and the patient is receiving routine care for the fracture during the healing or recovery period. ex) cast changes, f/u visit. after codes: V54
Coders must be cautious not to confuse what types of fractures with each other? stress fractures and pathologic fractures
A fracture that was reduced but the bone ends did non align properly during the healing process. Requires surgical intervention. Malunion 733.81
Failure of the bone ends to align or heal. Internal fixation and bone grafting may be required. An additional code for late effect or fracture is assigned (905.0-.5). Nonunion 733.82
What is the ICD-9-CM rules for coding an arthroscopy. An arthroscope is often the "approach" therefore when a more definitive procedure is performed only the definitive procedure is assigned.
Code: A pt had an arthroscopic arthroplasty of the knee with chondroplasty and debridement of meniscus performed. 81.47, other repair of the knee
What is the title and codes for ICD-10-CM. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99)
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