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Code: N73.8
Other specified female pelvic inflammatory diseases
Parent Code Notes: N73
Use additional code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent.

Category Notes
Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs (N70-N77)
Excludes 1: inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs complicating:
abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.0)
pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O23.-, O75.3, O85, O86.-)

Coding Guidelines
Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99)
Excludes 2: certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
neoplasms (C00-D49)
symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)


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Infected pelvic lymphocele growing MRSA

I tried to find the code for the condition "Infected pelvic lymphocele growing MRSA". My suggestion is we can code N73.8 and A49.02 if patient is female.Request to guide.