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How do you code "acute on chronic kidney disease"?

How do you code "acute on chronic kidney disease"?

Sudden change: One can have chronic kidney disease (diabetes, trauma, glomerular disease, etc.) stable for years, and then something acute happens; like a passing kidney stone or an infection can make the function even worse. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Icd 9 code for lower respiratory tract illness?

Icd 9 code for lower respiratory tract illness?

Too many: There are multiple different lower respiratory tract illnesses. Bronchitis, pneumonia, copd, asthma, etc., etc., etc. You can probably pick your illness and simply google the icd-9 code. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the icd 9 code for 2010 for keratinocyte cancers-- scc and bcc?

What is the icd 9 code for 2010 for keratinocyte cancers-- scc and bcc?

173.: The non melanoma skin cancers are the 173 codes and have a two digits following the decimal are site and type specifiers. ...Read more

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I had a biopsy and have 4 kidney diseases could i need a transplant if my protien in 9, 876?

I had a biopsy and have 4 kidney diseases could i need a transplant if my protien in 9, 876?

High proteinuria: Yes you could. The diseases must come under control. Remission is possible, depending upon what is actual cause. Targeted therapy is needed. High protein indicates a major process. This process can come under control. That much protein itself, though, can damage the nephron tubules, so getting it to be lower and lower is essential. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a kidney disease, and auto immune kidney disease? My protien is 9, 876.

What's the difference between a kidney disease, and auto immune kidney disease? My protien is 9, 876.

Kidney disease: The term kidney disease is a very general term and has no indication of cause. The term autoimmune indicates specifically that an immune attack arose within your body that is attacking the kidney. Therapy typically includes prednisone, plus cytoxan or prograf or cyclosporin or cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) or imuran. Proteinuria of 9876 is very high and indicates severe attack and leakage of protein. ...Read more

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Icd 9 code for upper extremity pain ?

Icd 9 code for upper extremity pain
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Several: Arm pain (generalized, right, or left) [729.5] pain in joint/upper arm [719.42] pain in joint/forearm [719.43]. ...Read more

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ICD 9 code for a dehisced surgical wound which is also a diabetic wound?

ICD 9 code for a dehisced surgical wound which is also a diabetic wound?

Depends: 998.xx for wound dehiscence depending on depth with an additional diagnosis code for type of diabetes and whether it is controlled ...Read more

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What does it mean to have protien at 9, 870. I know I have 4 kidney diseases, but could i need a transplant?

What does it mean to have protien at 9, 870. I know I have 4 kidney diseases, but could i need a transplant?

Proteinuria: Proteinuria (p) is an ominous sign in diabetic patients and your p is quite high. You have diabetes and this could be sign of renal damage due to it. See a nephrologist to see what is causing it. The problem is that patients with p have a higher incidence of stroke, kidney failure and heart attacks related to the severity of their p. See a n to find the cause for your p and meds to lower it. ...Read more

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Is there a significant reason why my RT Kidney is 8.3cm length and LT is 9.4cm length. I have chronic kidney disease ?

Is there a significant reason why my RT Kidney is 8.3cm length and LT is 9.4cm length. I have chronic kidney disease ?

This variation: is most likely within the normal size variation side to side...ask your kidney Doctor to confirm! Some kidney disease can alter kidney size however USUALLY this is BOTH sides (bilateral) Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for acute low back pain?

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What is the icd-9 code for acute low back pain?

Back pain icd: 724.5 backache, unspecified 724.1 pain in thoracic spine. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

Need more info: The code for colon cancers is 153._. 153.9 is for colon cancer of unspecified site. There is a separate group of codes for metastasis and the site. The number after 153 is for the site of the primary tumor. I can't answer the cpt code question, because there is not enough information. ...Read more

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What are some of the more common kidney diseases?

What are some of the more common kidney diseases?

Diabetes: Diabetes, chronic infections and hypertension would top the list. ...Read more

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What can be initial symptoms of kidney diseases..?

What can be initial symptoms of kidney diseases..?

Vague: Kidney failure is notorious for causing very vague nebulous symptoms sometimes like, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, decreased appetite, metallic taste in the mouth, etc. I have a more comprehensive list on my blog at http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd.Html. ...Read more

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Does garlic treats kidney disease?

Indirectly: Garlic tends to lower body cholesterol and inflammation, thus blood flow to kidneys may improve slightly by keeping arteries to kidneys somewhat cleaner. May also reduce any inflammatory swelling in kidneys as in pyelonephritis. Otherwise, in itself does not dieectly treat kidney disease. ...Read more

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What heavy metals cause kidney disease?

What heavy metals cause kidney disease?

Heavy Metals: The extent of kidney damage caused by heavy metals depends on the dose, route and duration of exposure. Cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), lead (Pb), platinum (Pt), and Chromium (Cr) and they can cause heavy metal nephropathy and the severity could range from tubular dysfunction to renal failure/death. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of kidney disease?

What are common symptoms of kidney disease?

Asymptomatic: It depends on the cause of the kidney disease.Some may present with swelling of the legs, face, others with blood tinged urine, however most often, early kidney disease are asymptomatic. Protein in the urine is one of the earliset signs of kidney disease followed by increase in serum creatinine on blood tests. If you suspect, please see your doctor to get the blood and urine tests. ...Read more

Previous Kidney Disease (Definition)

Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder passed down through families in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing ...Read more


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