Acute rheumatic fever with heart involvement
|Dx:||Acute rheumatic fever with heart involvement|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||none assigned|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||CV NOS, Cardiovascular NOS|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that begins with strep throat. It can affect connective tissue throughout the body, especially in the heart, joints, brain and skin. Rheumatic heart disease, chronic is a complication of rheumatic fever in which the heart valves are damaged.
Alternate ICD10s to consider coding instead or in addition
|Rheumatic disease codes:|
Candidate Combined ICD10 codes
- put in specific valve(s) which are insufficient.
Related CCI Codes
Data Integrity Checks (SMW)