Diagnosis Code

A17.0 TUBERCULOUS MENINGITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A17.0

Short Description: Tuberculous meningitis

Long Description: Tuberculous meningitis

The code A17.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Tuberculosis of nervous system (A17)
        • A17.0 Tuberculous meningitis

Code Version: 2019 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Arachnoiditis
  • Bacterial meningomyelitis
  • Leptomeningitis
  • Leptomeningitis
  • Meningitis caused by Actinomycetales
  • Meningomyelitis
  • Tuberculosis of central nervous system
  • Tuberculosis of cerebral meninges
  • Tuberculosis of meninges
  • Tuberculosis of spinal cord
  • Tuberculosis of spinal meninges
  • Tuberculous arachnoiditis
  • Tuberculous leptomeningitis
  • Tuberculous myelitis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A17.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Tuberculosis of meninges (cerebral)(spinal)
    • Tuberculous leptomeningitis
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • tuberculous meningoencephalitis (A17.82)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A17.0 Right Arrow 013.00 TB meningitis-unspec
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
A17 Tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.1 Meningeal tuberculoma
A17.8 Other tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.81 Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord
A17.82 Tuberculous meningoencephalitis
A17.83 Tuberculous neuritis
A17.89 Other tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.9 Tuberculosis of nervous system, unspecified

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