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    Question dx code for Hx of preg w/down's

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    How do I code a preg that has a previous birth of a child w/Down's syndrome?

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    Look at code 655.2_, I believe i have used this code in the past for the same scenario.

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    Thanks! that is also the one our maternal fetal medicine people suggested, you're on it! Appreciate the help!

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    Down Syndrome is a chromosomal Abnormality.
    655.1x is the correct code for if it is for present pregnancy.
    V23.49 – Pregnancy with other poor obstetric history- would be the best assignment for the history of.
    trisomy 21, is a chromosomal condition caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome.
    758.0 for congenital abnormality,Downs syndrome

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