ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2019
  ICD-10 Code for Meningitis, unspecified G03.9

G03.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

G03.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 6 Diseases of the nervous system (G00-G99)
Section G00-G09 Inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system (G00-G09)
Category G03 Meningitis due to other and unspecified causes

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Arachnoiditis (spinal) NOS
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Related Terms to “Meningitis, unspecified”

  • Meningitis(basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) - G03.9
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