Diagnosis Code

A17.81 TUBERCULOMA OF BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A17.81

Short Description: Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord

Long Description: Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord

The code A17.81 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Tuberculosis of nervous system (A17)
        • A17.81 Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Epidural abscess
  • Infectious granuloma
  • Infectious granuloma
  • Intracranial non-pyogenic abscess
  • Intracranial non-pyogenic abscess
  • Tuberculoma
  • Tuberculoma
  • Tuberculoma of brain
  • Tuberculoma of spinal cord
  • Tuberculoma of spinal cord confirmed
  • Tuberculosis of brain
  • Tuberculosis of central nervous system
  • Tuberculosis of central nervous system
  • Tuberculosis of spinal cord
  • Tuberculous abscess
  • Tuberculous abscess
  • Tuberculous abscess
  • Tuberculous abscess of brain
  • Tuberculous abscess of epidural space
  • Tuberculous abscess of spinal cord
  • Tuberculous intracranial abscess
  • Tuberculous myelitis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A17.81 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Tuberculous abscess of brain and spinal cord

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A17.81 Right Arrow 013.20 Tuberculoma brain-unspec
013.30 TB brain abscess-unspec
013.40 Tubrclma sp cord-unspec
013.50 TB sp crd abscess-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
A17.0 Tuberculous meningitis
A17.1 Meningeal tuberculoma
A17.8 Other tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.82 Tuberculous meningoencephalitis
A17.83 Tuberculous neuritis
A17.89 Other tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.9 Tuberculosis of nervous system, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018