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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Pensacola , Florida

    Default Help with dx codes please

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    Doc wrote: Febrile Infection ( FOU )
    Pt has breast ca ... I just cannot figure this one out ... what is FOU ?

    Can anyone help with a diagnosis ?

    Thanks !

  2. #2
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    Apr 2007
    Piedmont Area Coders, VA


    FOU = Fever, Origin Unknown

    Hope that helps..........

  3. #3
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    Apr 2007
    Pensacola , Florida

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    DAwn !! Thanks it did help !!

    now it makes sense ...doc said yep ... FUO rather than FOU !!

    Thanks again

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