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Code: N93.8

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Other specified abnormal uterine and vaginal bleeding

Block: Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)

Details: Other specified abnormal uterine and vaginal bleeding


Dysfunctional or functional uterine or vaginal bleeding NOS

N93

Excludes1: neonatal vaginal hemorrhage (P54.6)
precocious puberty (menstruation) (E30.1)
pseudomenses (P54.6)

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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ggparker14

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Patient presents to ED with vaginal bleeding. 23 days previously patient was given "an abortion pill" for a 7 week IUP. One week later the patient had a follow-up ultrasound and it showed that the embryo got absorbed. The patient had been bleeding lightly since she was given the medication along with minimal spotting. On day 24, the patient is bleeding with small clots.
The physician documents as final dx: vaginal bleeding before 22 weeks gestation and medical abortion.
Would 635.92 be an appropriate dx in this case?

Thanks for any help.
 

C Clark CPC CEDC

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Bleedig status post abortion

Hello RH Blevins:
I would code the chart as (from what your note states)
635.72
623.8

Description please see below:

635.72 Legally induced Abortion with other specified complication

Complication: Vaginal Bleeding

623.8

From what I can gather from your note the Dr. does not say Hemorrhage (if he/she did then I would use 635.12

C. Clark CPC, CEDC
 
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