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    I have a 31 year old patient who has a hx of Reye's syndrome. Any idea as to what code to use? He is mentally retarded with epilepsy that presented to the ER.
    Last edited by pemorin; 05-19-2010 at 12:35 PM.

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    There is no cure for Reye's Syndrome so you would not use the history code. I would code it as follows: 319 Unspecified Mental Retardation, 331.81 Reye's Syndrome + the epilepsy code.

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