A85.8 OTHER SPECIFIED VIRAL ENCEPHALITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A85.8

Short Description: Other specified viral encephalitis

Long Description: Other specified viral encephalitis

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system (A80-A89)
      • Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified (A85)
        • A85.8 Other specified viral encephalitis

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A85.8 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Encephalitis lethargica
    • Von Economo-Cruchet disease

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A85.8 Right Arrow 049.8 Viral encephalitis NEC
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 A85 Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified
2 A85.0 Enteroviral encephalitis
3 A85.1 Adenoviral encephalitis
4 A85.2 Arthropod-borne viral encephalitis, unspecified



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