ICD-10-CM Code G12.21
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult OnlyCode is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
G12.21 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G122 is used to code Progressive bulbar palsy
Progressive bulbar palsy (also known simply as PBP) is a medical condition. It belongs to a group of disorders known as motor neuron diseases. PBP is a disease that attacks the nerves supplying the bulbar muscles. These disorders are characterized by the degeneration of motor neurons in the cerebral cortex, spinal cord, brain stem, and pyramidal tracts. This specifically involves the glossopharyngeal nerve (IX), vagus nerve (X), and hypoglossal nerve (XII).
|MeSH Codes:||, D010244, D016472|
|ICD 9 Codes:||335.22, 335.22, 335.24|
Coding Notes for G12.21 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Progressive spinal muscle atrophy
- 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 'G12.21 - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G12.21. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 G12.21 and a single ICD9 code, 335.21 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.