AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2020 Issue 3; Ask the Editor
IgA Mediated Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis
A 64-year-old patient with an extensive medical history was admitted for a full work up due to bloody diarrhea. The provider’s final diagnostic statement listed, “IgA mediated leukocytoclastic vasculitis.” When referencing “vasculitis” in the Alphabetic Index, there are no subentries for “IgA mediated” or “leukocytoclastic.” What is the appropriate ICD-10-CM code assignment for IgA mediated leukocytoclastic vasculitis? ...
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