Diagnosis Code

B05.1 MEASLES COMPLICATED BY MENINGITIS


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B05.1

Short Description: Measles complicated by meningitis

Long Description: Measles complicated by meningitis

The code B05.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Measles (B05)
        • B05.1 Measles complicated by meningitis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Measles complicated by meningitis
  • Measles of the central nervous system
  • Post measles meningitis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B05.1 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Postmeasles meningitis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B05.1 Right Arrow 055.79 Measles complication NEC

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
B05 Measles
B05.0 Measles complicated by encephalitis
B05.2 Measles complicated by pneumonia
B05.3 Measles complicated by otitis media
B05.4 Measles with intestinal complications
B05.8 Measles with other complications
B05.81 Measles keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis
B05.89 Other measles complications
B05.9 Measles without complication


This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019