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Topic Originator: cee
Post Date May 30, 2012 @ 7:33 AM
leukemia


cee
May 30, 2012 @ 7:33 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

If you have a patient who has leukemia and comes in for packed red blood cells and plateles due to low hemoglobin and platelets, would you code leukemia or thrombocytopenia first?

cee
May 30, 2012 @ 7:54 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

This patient also has severe anemia due to the leukemia.  What
diagnosis do I code first?

joshcpc
May 30, 2012 @ 10:38 AM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

thrombocytopenia



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