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ICD-10-CM Code A87.2
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

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

A87.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of lymphocytic choriomeningitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code A872 is used to code Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM), is a rodent-borne viral infectious disease that presents as aseptic meningitis, encephalitis or meningoencephalitis. Its causative agent is the Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV), a member of the family Arenaviridae. The name was coined by Charles Armstrong in 1934.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D008216
ICD 9 Code: 490

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for A87.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Lymphocytic meningoencephalitis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #075-076 - Viral meningitis with CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #075-076 - Viral meningitis without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Chronic lymphocytic meningitis (disorder)


Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 049.0 was previously used, A87.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: A87 - Viral meningitis

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