ICD-10-CM Code G37.0
Diffuse sclerosis of central nervous system
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G37.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of diffuse sclerosis of central nervous system. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G370 is used to code Diffuse myelinoclastic sclerosis
Diffuse myelinoclastic sclerosis, sometimes referred to as "Schilder's disease", is a very infrequent neurodegenerative disease that presents clinically as pseudotumoural demyelinating lesions, that make its diagnosis difficult. It usually begins in childhood, affecting children between 5 and 14 years old, but cases in adults are possible.
|ICD 9 Code:||341.1|
Coding Notes for G37.0 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.
- Periaxial encephalitis
- Schilder's disease
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- X linked adrenoleukodystrophy - instead, use code E71.52-
- DRG Group #058-060 - Multiple sclerosis and cerebellar ataxia with MCC.
- DRG Group #058-060 - Multiple sclerosis and cerebellar ataxia with CC.
- DRG Group #058-060 - Multiple sclerosis and cerebellar ataxia without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G37.0 - Diffuse sclerosis of central nervous system'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G37.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code 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 G37.0 and a single ICD9 code, 341.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.