ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2019

See: Atypical virus infections of central nervous system

  ICD-10 Code for Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis A81.1

A81.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A81.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A80-A89 Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system (A80-A89)
Category A81 Atypical virus infections of central nervous system

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Inclusion Term
  • Dawson's inclusion body encephalitis
  • Van Bogaert's sclerosing leukoencephalopathy
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis”

  • Bodechtel-Guttman disease(subacute sclerosing panencephalitis) - A81.1
  • Dawson's encephalitis(inclusion body) - A81.1
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • Bodechtel-Guttmann(subacute sclerosing panencephalitis) - A81.1
  • Encephalitis(chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) - G04.90
    • Dawson's(inclusion body) - A81.1
    • diffuse sclerosing - A81.1
    • inclusion body - A81.1
    • subacute sclerosing - A81.1
    • van Bogaert's - A81.1
  • Leukoencephalitis - G04.81
    • subacute sclerosing - A81.1
    • van Bogaert's(sclerosing) - A81.1
  • Leukoencephalopathy - G93.49See also Encephalopathy
    • van Bogaert's(sclerosing) - A81.1
  • Panencephalitis, subacute, sclerosing - A81.1
  • Van Bogaert's leukoencephalopathy(sclerosing) (subacute) - A81.1
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A81.1 Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

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