ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 21, 2017

See: Tuberculosis of nervous system

A17.8 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Other tuberculosis of nervous system

More specific codes for Other tuberculosis of nervous system

  • A17.81 - Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord
  • A17.82 - Tuberculous meningoencephalitis
  • A17.83 - Tuberculous neuritis
  • A17.89 - Other tuberculosis of nervous system
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A17.8 Other tuberculosis of nervous system

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.