Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 052.0

Short Description: Postvaricella encephalit

Long Description: Postvaricella encephalitis

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 052 Chickenpox
        • 052.0 Postvaricella encephalit

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 052.0 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Encephalitis (bacterial) (chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) 323.9
    • postchickenpox 052.0
    • postvaricella 052.0
  • Encephalomyelitis (chronic) (granulomatous) (myalgic, benign) (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • postchickenpox 052.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 052.0 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
052.0 Right Arrow B01.11 Varicella encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
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
052.1 Varicella (hemorrhagic) pneumonitis
052.2 Postvaricella myelitis
052.7 Chickenpox with other specified complications
052.8 Chickenpox with unspecified complication
052.9 Varicella without mention of complication

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014