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ICD-10-CM Code A52.1
Symptomatic neurosyphilis

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code A52.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of A52.1 that describes the diagnosis 'symptomatic neurosyphilis' in more detail.

The ICD code A521 is used to code Tabes dorsalis

Tabes dorsalis, also known as syphilitic myelopathy, is a slow degeneration (specifically, demyelination) of the nerves primarily in the dorsal columns (posterior columns) of the spinal cord (the portion closest to the back of the body). These nerves normally help maintain a person's sense of position (proprioception), vibration, and discriminative touch.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Codes: D013606, D009494, D009494, ,
ICD 9 Codes: 940, 904.0, 941, 948.9, 379.45
Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A52.1 - Symptomatic neurosyphilis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A52.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: A52 - Late syphilis

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