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Homework Help: medical coding

Posted by Ace234 on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 10:07pm.

A male newborn, born in the hospital with pre-axial polydactly of the thumbs and cleft daformities of both hands and feet, had a harsh murmur heard posteriorly and faint femoral pulses on initial newborn exam. the newborn was 39 weeks gestation and was born vaginally. Cardiology was consulted and determined a diagnosisof coarctation of the aorta and a very small conoventricular ventricular septal defect. The Newborn had surgicalrepair of the coarctation but the VSD could not be repaired at this young age due to closeness to the aortic vave. Cardiology will follow to manage the VSD. Orthopedics was consulted for the hand and the feet defornities and will scheduleserial repairs after the age of about `1 year. The family will be seen by a medical genetics as an outpaqtient for possible determination of a syndrome that encompasses this combination of defects. Assign the correct diagnostic codes; ICD-9-Cm Diagnosis codes with POA indicator

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