ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 16, 2017

See: Varicella encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis

  ICD-10 Code for Varicella myelitis B01.12

B01.12 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B01.12 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B00-B09 Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
Category B01 Varicella [chickenpox]

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Postchickenpox myelitis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Varicella myelitis”

  • Myelitis(acute) (ascending) (childhood) (chronic) (descending) (diffuse) (disseminated) (idiopathic) (pressure) (progressive) (spinal cord) (subacute) - G04.91See also Encephalitis
    • postchickenpox - B01.12
    • varicella - B01.12
  • Varicella - B01.9
    • with
      • myelitis - B01.12
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.