ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 18, 2018
  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 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B45.1 Cerebral cryptococcosis

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.