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Table 1 Examples of postcoordination in the morbidity use case

From: Postcoordination of codes in ICD-11

Example 1 Acute ST elevation myocardial infarction, anterior wall, LAD
Cluster: BA41.0&XA7RE3&XA7NQ7
BA41.0 Acute ST elevation myocardial infarction
Specific anatomy: XA7RE3 Anterior wall of heart
Specific anatomy: XA7NQ7 Left anterior descending coronary artery
Example 2 Acute pyelonephritis, left side, E. coli
Cluster: GB51&XK8G&XN6P4
GB51 Acute pyelonephritis
Laterality: XK8G Left
Infectious agent: XN6P4 Escherichia coli
Example 3 Diabetic coma; Type 2 Diabetes mellitus
Cluster: 5A23/5A11
5A23 Diabetic coma
Has causing condition (code also): 5A11 Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Example 4 Left inguinal hernia with acute obstruction
Cluster: DD51&XK8G/ME24.2&XT5R
DD51 Inguinal hernia
Laterality: XK8GLeft
Has manifestation (use additional code, if desired): ME24.2 Digestive system obstruction
Course: XT5R Acute
Example 5 Concussion and open fracture shaft of left ulna due to fall on uneven sidewalk
Cluster: NA07.0/PA60& XE1DA&XE53A
Cluster: NC32.2 & XK8G& XJ7YM /PA60 & XE1DA & XE53A
NA07.0 Concussion
Associated with (use additional code, if desired): PA60 Unintentional fall on the same level or from less than 1 m
Object or substance producing injury: XE1DA Uneven surface, not elsewhere classified
Place of Occurrence: XE53A Sidewalk
NC32.2 Fracture of shaft of ulna
Laterality: XK8G Left
Fracture open or closed: XJ7YM Open fracture
Associated with (use additional code, if desired): PA60 Unintentional fall on the same level or from less than 1 m
Object or substance producing injury: XE1DA Uneven surface, not elsewhere classified
Place of Occurrence: XE53A Sidewalk
Example 6 Kaposi’s sarcoma of the soft palate in HIV disease
Cluster: 2B57.Y&XA8HL5/1C62.3
2B57.Y Kaposi sarcoma of other specified primary sites
Specific anatomy: XA8HL5Soft palate
Associated with (use additional code, if desired) 1C62.3HIV disease clinical stage 4 without mention of tuberculosis or malaria
Example 7 Type 1 diabetes mellitus with diabetic nephropathy; Diabetic cataract
Cluster: 5A10/GB61.Z
Cluster: 9B10.21/5A10
5A10 Type 1 diabetes mellitus
GB61.Z Chronic kidney disease, stage unspecified
9B10.21 Diabetic cataract
5A10 Type 1 diabetes mellitus
Example 8 Pneumococcal pneumonia causing sepsis
Cluster: CA40.07/1G40
CA40.07 Pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumonia
1G40 Sepsis without septic shock
  1. Examples from the ICD-11 Reference Guide [4] (examples 1–6 from Sect. 2.11.2, examples 6–8 from Sect. 2.24.18)