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Q: EXAMINATION: Ultrasound of both lower extremities; abdomen ultrasound. CLINICAL SYMPTOMS: Lower extremity swelling, difficulty breathing. FINDINGS: Ultrasound examination of the deep venous system
of both lower extremities is negative. No evidence of deep venous thrombosis in either lower extremity. The posterior tibial, greater saphenous, and popliteal through femoral veins are patent and negative for thrombus bilaterally. Normal phasicity. Abdomen Ultrasound: Diffusely coarsened ...
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User: EXAMINATION: Ultrasound of both lower extremities; abdomen ultrasound. CLINICAL SYMPTOMS: Lower extremity swelling, difficulty breathing. FINDINGS: Ultrasound examination of the deep venous system of both lower extremities is negative. No evidence of deep venous thrombosis in either lower extremity. The posterior tibial, greater saphenous, and popliteal through femoral veins are patent and negative for thrombus bilaterally. Normal phasicity. Abdomen Ultrasound: Diffusely coarsened ...

Weegy: liver specialist
Rosafe|Points 40|

User: RADIOLOGY REPORT LOCATION: Outpatient, Hospital PATIENT: Eric Tayes ORDERING PHYSICIAN: Frank Gaul, MD ATTENDING/ADMIT PHYSICIAN: Frank Gaul, MD RADIOLOGIST: Morton Monson, MD EXAMINATION: Ultrasound of both lower extremities; abdomen ultrasound. CLINICAL SYMPTOMS: Lower extremity swelling, difficulty breathing. FINDINGS: Ultrasound examination of the deep venous system of both lower extremities is negative. No evidence of deep venous thrombosis in either lower extremity. The posterior tibial, greater saphenous, and popliteal through femoral veins are patent and negative for thrombus bilaterally. Normal phasicity. Abdomen Ultrasound: Diffusely coarsened echotexture of the liver with some nodularity consistent with fatty infiltration. Cirrhotic configuration of the liver. Small calcified granuloma in the spleen. The spleen is otherwise negative. There is ascites in all four quadrants. No bile duct dilatation. No gallbladder wall thickening or cholelithiasis. Small amount of fluid adjacent to the gallbladder is likely related to the ascites. The pancreas is obscured by bowel gas. The abdominal aorta is of normal caliber. The right kidney measures approximately 9 cm in length and shows no evidence of hydronephrosis, calculi, or mass. The left kidney measures approximately 9.9 cm in length and shows no evidence of hydronephrosis, calculi, or mass. In this scenario, which physician are you coding for? __________________________________ Answer

Weegy: This is a bad case of fatty liver with cirrhosis. There is loss of protein so you need to supplement this patient with protein.admission is a must.
frenchfries54|Points 10|

User: RADIOLOGY REPORT LOCATION: Outpatient, Hospital PATIENT: Eric Tayes ORDERING PHYSICIAN: Frank Gaul, MD ATTENDING/ADMIT PHYSICIAN: Frank Gaul, MD RADIOLOGIST: Morton Monson, MD EXAMINATION: Ultrasound of both lower extremities; abdomen ultrasound. CLINICAL SYMPTOMS: Lower extremity swelling, difficulty breathing. FINDINGS: Ultrasound examination of the deep venous system of both lower extremities is negative. No evidence of deep venous thrombosis in either lower extremity. The posterior tibial, greater saphenous, and popliteal through femoral veins are patent and negative for thrombus bilaterally. Normal phasicity. Abdomen Ultrasound: Diffusely coarsened echotexture of the liver with some nodularity consistent with fatty infiltration. Cirrhotic configuration of the liver. Small calcified granuloma in the spleen. The spleen is otherwise negative. There is ascites in all four quadrants. No bile duct dilatation. No gallbladder wall thickening or cholelithiasis. Small amount of fluid adjacent to the gallbladder is likely related to the ascites. The pancreas is obscured by bowel gas. The abdominal aorta is of normal caliber. The right kidney measures approximately 9 cm in length and shows no evidence of hydronephrosis, calculi, or mass. The left kidney measures approximately 9.9 cm in length and shows no evidence of hydronephrosis, calculi, or mass. Identify the correct ICD-9-CM diagnosis code(s) for the above scenario: ICD-9-CM _________, ICD-9-CM _________, ICD-9-CM _________

Weegy: liver specialist
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