Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B00.4

Short Description: Herpesviral encephalitis

Long Description: Herpesviral encephalitis

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections (B00)
        • B00.4 Herpesviral encephalitis

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B00.4 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Herpesviral meningoencephalitis
    • Simian B disease
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • herpesviral encephalitis due to herpesvirus 6 and 7 (B10.01, B10.09)
    • non-simplex herpesviral encephalitis (B10.0-)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B00.4 Right Arrow 054.3 Herpetic encephalitis
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 B00 Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections
2 B00.0 Eczema herpeticum
3 B00.1 Herpesviral vesicular dermatitis
4 B00.2 Herpesviral gingivostomatitis and pharyngotonsillitis
5 B00.3 Herpesviral meningitis
6 B00.5 Herpesviral ocular disease
7 B00.50 Herpesviral ocular disease, unspecified
8 B00.51 Herpesviral iridocyclitis
9 B00.52 Herpesviral keratitis
10 B00.53 Herpesviral conjunctivitis
11 B00.59 Other herpesviral disease of eye
12 B00.7 Disseminated herpesviral disease
13 B00.8 Other forms of herpesviral infections
14 B00.81 Herpesviral hepatitis
15 B00.82 Herpes simplex myelitis
16 B00.89 Other herpesviral infection
17 B00.9 Herpesviral infection, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018