036.81 MENINGOCOCC OPTIC NEURIT

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 036.81

Short Description: Meningococc optic neurit

Long Description: Meningococcal optic neuritis

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 036 Meningococcal infection
        • 036.81 Meningococc optic neurit

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 036.81 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
    • optic neuritis 036.81
  • Neuritis (see also Neuralgia) 729.2
    • optic (nerve) 377.30
      • meningococcal 036.81

Crosswalk Information

The code 036.81 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
036.81 Right Arrow A39.82 Meningococcal retrobulbar neuritis
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 036.0 Meningococcal meningitis
2 036.1 Meningococcal encephalitis
3 036.2 Meningococcemia
4 036.3 Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome, meningococcal
5 036.40 Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
6 036.41 Meningococcal pericarditis
7 036.42 Meningococcal endocarditis
8 036.43 Meningococcal myocarditis
9 036.82 Meningococcal arthropathy
10 036.89 Other specified meningococcal infections
11 036.9 Meningococcal infection, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014