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ICD-10-CM Code A81.0
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

NON-BILLABLE
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 A81.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of A81.0 that describes the diagnosis 'creutzfeldt-jakob disease' in more detail.


The ICD code A810 is used to code Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (/ˈkrɔɪtsfɛlt ˈjɑːkoʊb/ KROITS-felt YAH-kohb) or CJD is a degenerative neurological disease that is incurable and invariably fatal. CJD is at times called a human form of mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy or BSE). However, given that BSE is believed to be the cause of variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob (vCJD) disease in humans, the two are often confused.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Code: D007562
ICD 9 Code: 461

Tonsil biopsy in variant CJD. Prion protein immunostaining.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A81.0 - Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A81.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: A81 - Atypical virus infections of central nervous system

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