Diabetic/Pressure Ulcer

ancoleman22

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Okay so this case got me thinking. The patient is diabetic and in the note the doctor states "new pressure ulcer in the face of diabetes to the right fifth toe". Then later in the assessment he states "Wagner grade 2 diabetic foot ulcer in the face of pressure."

Would you just take this to diabetic foot ulcer and the appropriate Non-pressure ulcer code?

I feel like something should be captured to relate that pressure is related to the ulcer as well?

Am I thinking wrong?

Thanks!
 
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