Diagnosis Code

A85 OTHER VIRAL ENCEPHALITIS, NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A85

Short Description: Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified

Long Description: Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified

The code A85 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)
      • Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified (A85)
        • A85 Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A85 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • specified viral encephalomyelitis NEC
    • specified viral meningoencephalitis NEC
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • benign myalgic encephalomyelitis (G93.3)
    • encephalitis due to cytomegalovirus (B25.8)
    • encephalitis due to herpesvirus NEC (B10.0-)
    • encephalitis due to herpesvirus [herpes simplex] (B00.4)
    • encephalitis due to measles virus (B05.0)
    • encephalitis due to mumps virus (B26.2)
    • encephalitis due to poliomyelitis virus (A80.-)
    • encephalitis due to zoster (B02.0)
    • lymphocytic choriomeningitis (A87.2)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A85.0 Enteroviral encephalitis
A85.1 Adenoviral encephalitis
A85.2 Arthropod-borne viral encephalitis, unspecified
A85.8 Other specified viral encephalitis

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