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decreased blood flow to the right foot

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    Hi All,

    Please suggest me the ICD for decreased blood flow to the right foot

    thanks in advance,

    Sreenivas Sajja

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    Post Ischemia

    Ischemia is the medical term describing decreased blood flow to an organ or tissue: Index mainterm-Ischemia; locate subterm-muscles, leg: directs to code 728.89 (hopefully another coder can verify this since I am using 2008 codes)

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    I understand that blood flow decrease is only an associated symptom of a current condition or problem. Say, for example usually, Peripheral Vascular Disease(PVD)- 443.9, results in decreased vascular flow and the outcome would be necrosis named gangrene: 785.4-
    So, in my idea PVD could be coded- Please check. If necrosis mentioned, gangrene also can be coded.

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