046.79 PRION DIS OF CNS NEC/NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 046.79

Short Description: Prion dis of CNS NEC/NOS

Long Description: Other and unspecified prion disease of central nervous system

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Poliomyelitis and other non-arthropod-borne viral diseases of central nervous system (045-049)
      • 046 Slow virus infection of central nervous system
        • 046.79 Prion dis of CNS NEC/NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 046.79 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • nervous system (central) 349.9
      • prion NEC 046.79

Crosswalk Information

The code 046.79 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
046.79 Right Arrow A81.89 Other atypical virus infections of central nervous system
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
1 046.0 Kuru
2 046.11 Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
3 046.19 Other and unspecified Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
4 046.2 Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
5 046.3 Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
6 046.71 Gerstmann-Str�ussler-Scheinker syndrome
7 046.72 Fatal familial insomnia
8 046.8 Other specified slow virus infection of central nervous system
9 046.9 Unspecified slow virus infection of central nervous system

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