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

See: Encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified

  ICD-10 Code for Encephalitis & encephalomyelitis, unspecified G04.90

G04.90 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

G04.90 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 G04 Encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Ventriculitis (cerebral) NOS
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Related Terms to “Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified”

  • Encephalitis(chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) - G04.90
  • Encephalomyelitis - G04.90See also Encephalitis
  • Hematomyelitis - G04.90
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • brain - G04.90See also Encephalitis
  • Meningoencephalitis - G04.90See also Encephalitis
  • Ventriculitis(cerebral) - G04.90See also Encephalitis
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to G04.90 Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified

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