Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 052.0

Short Description: Postvaricella encephalit

Long Description: Postvaricella encephalitis

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 052 Chickenpox
        • 052.0 Postvaricella encephalit

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 052.0 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Encephalitis (bacterial) (chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) 323.9
    • postchickenpox 052.0
    • postvaricella 052.0
  • Encephalomyelitis (chronic) (granulomatous) (myalgic, benign) (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • postchickenpox 052.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 052.0 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
052.0 Right Arrow B01.11 Varicella encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
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
1 052.1 Varicella (hemorrhagic) pneumonitis
2 052.2 Postvaricella myelitis
3 052.7 Chickenpox with other specified complications
4 052.8 Chickenpox with unspecified complication
5 052.9 Varicella without mention of complication

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