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ICD-10-CM Code B25.8
Other cytomegaloviral diseases

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

B25.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other cytomegaloviral diseases. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code B258 is used to code Cytomegalovirus retinitis

Cytomegalovirus retinitis, also known as CMV retinitis, is an inflammation of the retina of the eye that can lead to blindness. Caused by human cytomegalovirus, it occurs predominantly in people whose immune system has been compromised.

Specialty: Ophthalmology
MeSH Code: D017726
ICD 9 Code: 785

Fundus photograph of CMV retinitis

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for B25.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Cytomegaloviral encephalitis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #865-866 - Viral illness with MCC.
  • DRG Group #865-866 - Viral illness without MCC.
  • DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition with MCC.
  • DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition with CC.
  • DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Cytomegaloviral retinitis (disorder)
  • Cytomegaloviral gastritis (disorder)
  • Endocochlear cytomegalovirus infection (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider laterality specification

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B25.8 - Other cytomegaloviral diseases'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B25.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Cytomegaloviral disease (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 B25.8 and a single ICD9 code, 078.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: B25 - Cytomegaloviral disease

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