Septic Shock ICD 9 Code

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2776

Billable Medical Code for Septic Shock

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 785.52

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 785.52.

Known As

Septic shock is also known as septic shock acute organ dysfunction, septic shock with acute organ dysfunction, septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to anaerobic septicemia, septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to Chromobacterium, septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to coagulate-negative staphylococcu, septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to Serratia septicemia, and septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to Streptococcal septicemia.

Septic Shock Definition and Symptoms

Septic shock is when an infection in the body becomes to strong and leads to extreme low blood pressure which can be life threatening. Common causes of septic shock are pale arms and legs, palpitations, restlessness, skin rash, shortness of breath, lethargy,, and light headedness.