AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)
New codes were created for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) to distinguish between the most common and severe types of EDS recognized by the International Consortium on EDS. EDS is a clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of heritable connective tissue disorders. These disorders are characterized by articular hypermobility, skin hyperextensibility or laxity, and tissue fragility affecting virtually every organ system: skin, ligaments, joints, bone, muscle, blood vessels and various organs. EDS is a life-long progressive condition that has a major impact on the lives and daily function of most living with this condition. The most prevalent and common types of EDS...
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