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

See: Other atypical virus infections of central nervous system

  ICD-10 Code for Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome A81.82

A81.82 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A81.82 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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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • GSS syndrome
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Related Terms to “Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome”

  • Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome(GSS) - A81.82
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker(GSS) - A81.82
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A81.82 Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome

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