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    Question ICD9 help

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    Can someone tell me what ICD9 you would use for a pelvic thrombosis?

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    There are several qusetions to ask:
    Is it an OB patient?
    Is is a complication of an implanted device?
    Is it an old or healed thrombosis?
    Is it postoperative/iatrogenic?
    Is it traumatic?
    Is it in relation to a tumor?
    Is it accompanied with phlebitis/thrombophlebitis?
    What is the embolus site (vein/artery, etc) in the pelvic region if none of the above applies?

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