Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 046.3

Short Description: Prog multifoc leukoencep

Long Description: Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Poliomyelitis and other non-arthropod-borne viral diseases of central nervous system (045-049)
      • 046 Slow virus infection of central nervous system
        • 046.3 Prog multifoc leukoencep

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 046.3 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Leukoencephalopathy (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • multifocal (progressive) 046.3
    • progressive multifocal 046.3

Crosswalk Information

The code 046.3 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
046.3 Right Arrow A81.2 Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
046.0 Kuru
046.11 Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
046.19 Other and unspecified Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
046.2 Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
046.71 Gerstmann-Str�ussler-Scheinker syndrome
046.72 Fatal familial insomnia
046.79 Other and unspecified prion disease of central nervous system
046.8 Other specified slow virus infection of central nervous system
046.9 Unspecified slow virus infection of central nervous system

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