Assign the appropriate diagnosis code(s).

Hi, I am having trouble in my HIT Coding class and was looking for some assistance on my homework assignment.

Assign the appropriate diagnosis code(s).

1)    This patient seen for treatment of recurrent right inguinal hernia with gangrene in obstruction. What is the correct code(s) assignment for this case?

2) This 30-year-old woman has been treated for Crohn’s disease of the small intestine since she was 18 years old. She has had several exacerbations of the disease in the past years. At this time, small bowel x-ray shows a small bowel obstruction. The obstruction was found to be result of an exacerbation of her Crohn’s disease. What is the correct diagnosis code(s)?

3) This nursing home patient has extensive cellulitis of the of abdominal wall. Examination performed reveals that his existing gastrostomy site is infected. He had a feeding tube inserted four months ago because of carcinoma of the middle esophagus. The physician confirm that the response organism for the infection is methicillin-resistant staph aureus (MRSA). What diagnosis code(s) are assigned?

4). This patient has a gangrenous pressure ulcer of the right hip with cellulitis in a pressure ulcer of the sacrum documented by the physician. The nursing assessment indicates a stage 2 pressure ulcer of the sacrum with a stage 3 decubitus ulcer or of the right hip. What diagnosis code(s) are assigned?

5) The patient was seen for treatment of a fine rash that is developed on the patient’s trunk and upper extremities over the last 3 to 4 days. The patient was diagnosed with hypertension seven days ago and started on Ramipril 10 mg daily. The physician determine the rest to be dermatitis due to the Ramipril. The Ramapril was discontinued and the patient was prescribed a new antihypertensive medication, Captopril. In addition the physician prescribed a topical cream for the localized dermatitis. What diagnosis code(s) are assigned?

6). The patient was seen for intravenous antibiotic treatment of cellulitis of the right anterior neck. The patient is also known morphine drug abuser and exhibited considerable drug seeking behavior and continuously request the morphine. All narcotics were discontinued and the patient exhibited no drug withdrawal symptoms. Diagnoses: cellulitis, right anterior neck; morphine drug abuse. What diagnosis code(s) are assigned?

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