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ICD-10-CM Code A52.12
Other cerebrospinal syphilis

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

A52.12 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other cerebrospinal syphilis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #056-057 - Degenerative nervous system disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #056-057 - Degenerative nervous system disorders without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A52.12 - Other cerebrospinal syphilis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A52.12. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other specified neurosyphilis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code A52.12 and a single ICD9 code, 094.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: A52.1 - Symptomatic neurosyphilis

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