054.72 H SIMPLEX MENINGITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 054.72

Short Description: H simplex meningitis

Long Description: Herpes simplex meningitis

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 054 Herpes simplex
        • 054.72 H simplex meningitis

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 054.72 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • meningitis (simplex) 054.72
      • zoster 053.0
    • simplex 054.9
      • meningitis 054.72
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • aseptic (acute) NEC 047.9
      • herpes (simplex) virus 054.72
        • zoster 053.0
    • herpes (simplex) virus 054.72
      • zoster 053.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 054.72 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
054.72 Right Arrow B00.3 Herpesviral meningitis
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.

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15 054.5 Herpetic septicemia
16 054.6 Herpetic whitlow
17 054.71 Visceral herpes simplex
18 054.73 Herpes simplex otitis externa
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20 054.79 Herpes simplex with other specified complications
21 054.8 Herpes simplex with unspecified complication
22 054.9 Herpes simplex without mention of complication

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