ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Postherpetic myelitis B02.24

B02.24 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B02.24 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 B02 Zoster [herpes zoster]

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

Related Terms to “Postherpetic myelitis”

  • Herpes, herpesvirus, herpetic - B00.9
    • zoster - B02.9See also condition
      • myelitis - B02.24
  • Myelitis(acute) (ascending) (childhood) (chronic) (descending) (diffuse) (disseminated) (idiopathic) (pressure) (progressive) (spinal cord) (subacute) - G04.91See also Encephalitis
    • herpes zoster - B02.24
    • postherpetic - B02.24
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.