Diagnosis Code

A81 ATYPICAL VIRUS INFECTIONS OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A81

Short Description: Atypical virus infections of central nervous system

Long Description: Atypical virus infections of central nervous system

The code A81 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system (A80-A89)
      • Atypical virus infections of central nervous system (A81)
        • A81 Atypical virus infections of central nervous system

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A81 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • diseases of the central nervous system caused by prions

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A81.0 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
A81.00 Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, unspecified
A81.01 Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
A81.09 Other Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
A81.1 Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
A81.2 Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
A81.8 Other atypical virus infections of central nervous system
A81.81 Kuru
A81.82 Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome
A81.83 Fatal familial insomnia
A81.89 Other atypical virus infections of central nervous system
A81.9 Atypical virus infection of central nervous system, unspecified

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