Cyclic vomiting syndrome is a rare disease and generally affects to children. As it is rare some patients are misdiagnosed.
It is a disorder that appears with sudden, repeated attacks of nausea and vomiting that can last from a few hours to several days. Its a type of abdominal migraine with recurrent vomiting.
Major symptoms of CVS:
- Severe nausea and vomiting.
- Repeated attacks in form of episode.
- Episode can present from few hours to several days.
- As it is a rare diagnosis, there is no specific cure for a permanent relief. Only symptom (nausea and vomiting) treat with anti emetic drugs.
- It is also includes migraine medication (Sumatriptan).
How do code CVS?
In ICD 9 CM there is not any specific code for CVS, so that cases can code with symptom codes.
After implementation of ICD-10-CM, CVS can code specifically.
- G43.A0 Cyclical vomiting non intractable.
- G43.A1 Cyclical vomiting intractable.
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[Disorder ——– then Vomiting ————— then Cyclical]