046.9 CNS SLOW VIRUS INFEC NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 046.9

Short Description: Cns slow virus infec NOS

Long Description: Unspecified slow virus infection 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
        • 046.9 Cns slow virus infec NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 046.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • slow virus 046.9
      • specified condition NEC 046.8
    • virus, viral 079.99
      • central nervous system NEC 049.9
        • slow virus 046.9
          • specified condition NEC 046.8
      • slow 046.9
        • specified condition NEC 046.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 046.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
046.9 Right Arrow A81.9 Atypical virus infection of central nervous system, unsp
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
8 046.79 Other and unspecified prion disease of central nervous system
9 046.8 Other specified slow virus infection of central nervous system

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