ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Cerebral cryptococcosis B45.1

B45.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B45.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B35-B49 Mycoses (B35-B49)
Category B45 Cryptococcosis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Cryptococcal meningitis
  • Cryptococcosis meningocerebralis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Cerebral cryptococcosis”

  • Cryptococcosis, cryptococcus(infection) (neoformans) - B45.9
    • cerebral - B45.1
    • meningitis - B45.1
    • meningocerebralis - B45.1
  • Encephalitis(chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) - G04.90
    • Torula, torular(cryptococcal) - B45.1
  • Meningitis(basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) - G03.9
    • cryptococcal - B45.1
    • Torula histolytica(cryptococcal) - B45.1
  • MeningoencephalomyelitisSee also Meningoencephalitis
    • due to
      • Torula - B45.1
  • MeningomyelitisSee also Meningoencephalitis
    • cryptococcal - B45.1
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.