Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A87.2

Short Description: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

Long Description: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

The code A87.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system (A80-A89)
      • Viral meningitis (A87)
        • A87.2 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Chronic benign lymphocytic meningitis
  • Chronic lymphocytic meningitis
  • Chronic meningitis
  • Encephalomyelitis caused by lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
  • Infection caused by Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
  • Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
  • Lymphocytic meningitis
  • Lymphocytic meningoencephalitis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A87.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Lymphocytic meningoencephalitis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A87.2 Right Arrow 049.0 Lymphocytic choriomening

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 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

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A87 Viral meningitis
A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis
A87.8 Other viral meningitis
A87.9 Viral meningitis, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020