Codes were created in category D57, Sickle-cel disorders, to identify sickle-cell disease (Hb-SS disease, sickle-cell/Hb-C disease, sickle-cell thalassemia, and other sickle-cell disorders) with cerebral vascular involvement (D57.03, D57.213, D57.413, D57.813) and with crisis with other specified complication (D57.09, D57.218, D57.418, D57.818).
Cerebral infarct and cerebral ischemia are major complications in patients with sickle-cell disease. Children are at risk for symptomatic stroke that can cause learning problems and lifelong disabilities. Treatment for stroke prevention includes regular blood transfusions and in selected cases, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Other specified complications of sickle-cell disease may include acute gallbladder involvement, priapism and fever.
In addition, codes were created in subcategory D57.4, Sickle-cell thalassemia, for sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero (HbS-β0) and sickle-cell thalassemia beta plus (HbS-β+), and common crises associated with these conditions. Specifically, unique codes were created for HbS-β0 and HbS-β+ respectively as follows:
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