055.0 POSTMEASLES ENCEPHALITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 055.0

Short Description: Postmeasles encephalitis

Long Description: Postmeasles encephalitis

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 055 Measles
        • 055.0 Postmeasles encephalitis

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 055.0 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Encephalitis (bacterial) (chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) 323.9
    • postmeasles 055.0
  • Encephalomyelitis (chronic) (granulomatous) (myalgic, benign) (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • postmeasles 055.0
  • Measles (black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) 055.9
    • with
      • encephalitis 055.0
    • encephalitis 055.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 055.0 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
055.0 Right Arrow B05.0 Measles complicated by encephalitis
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
1 055.1 Postmeasles pneumonia
2 055.2 Postmeasles otitis media
3 055.71 Measles keratoconjunctivitis
4 055.79 Measles with other specified complications
5 055.8 Measles with unspecified complication
6 055.9 Measles without mention of complication

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