A81.01 VARIANT CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A81.01

Short Description: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Long Description: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system (A80-A89)
      • Atypical virus infections of central nervous system (A81)
        • A81.01 Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A81.01 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • vCJD

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A81.01 Right Arrow 046.11 Varnt Creutzfeldt-Jakob
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A81 Atypical virus infections of central nervous system
2 A81.0 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
3 A81.00 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, unspecified
4 A81.09 Other Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
5 A81.1 Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
6 A81.2 Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
7 A81.8 Other atypical virus infections of central nervous system
8 A81.81 Kuru
9 A81.82 Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome
10 A81.83 Fatal familial insomnia
11 A81.89 Other atypical virus infections of central nervous system
12 A81.9 Atypical virus infection of central nervous system, unspecified



This page was last updated on: 1/1/2017