Differentiation Syndrome is a life-threatening complication of induction chemotherapy for patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL). Manifistations of this syndrome include fever, hypoxemia, edema, and, in the past, has been referred to as "cytokine storm." How can the diagnosis of Differentiation Syndrome be captured? Does ICD-10 provide for this condition?
Linda Hinkley, RN, MSN