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ICD-10 Code for Severe sepsis with septic shock

R65.21

ICD-10 code R65.21 for Severe sepsis with septic shock is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified .

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Official Long Descriptor
Severe sepsis with septic shock

R65.2

Code first underlying infection, such as:
infection following a procedure (T81.4-)
infections following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection (T80.2-)
puerperal sepsis (O85)
sepsis following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion (O03.87)
sepsis following ectopic and molar pregnancy (O08.82)
sepsis following incomplete spontaneous abortion (O03.37)
sepsis following (induced) termination of pregnancy (O04.87)
sepsis NOS (A41.9)

Use additional code to identify specific acute organ dysfunction, such as:
acute kidney failure (N17.-)
acute respiratory failure (J96.0-)
critical illness myopathy (G72.81)
critical illness polyneuropathy (G62.81)
disseminated intravascular coagulopathy [DIC] (D65)
encephalopathy (metabolic) (septic) (G93.41)
hepatic failure (K72.0-)

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August 01, 2015
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April 08, 2011
By Cynthia Stewart CPC CPCH CPMA CPCI CCSP Beginning Oct. 1 2013 diagnosis coding of sepsis severe sepsis and septic shock will involve a few changes. For one you will have many more ICD10CM codes fro... [ Read Full Story ]
July 01, 2008
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