ICD-10-CM Code G37.2
Central pontine myelinolysis
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G37.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of central pontine myelinolysis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G372 is used to code Central pontine myelinolysis
Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM), also known as Osmotic demyelination syndrome or Central pontine demyelination, is a neurological disease caused by severe damage of the myelin sheath of nerve cells in the brainstem, more precisely in the area termed the pons, predominately of iatrogenic etiology. It is characterized by acute paralysis, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), and dysarthria (difficulty speaking), and other neurological symptoms.
Pons labeled at bottom left
- 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 'G37.2 - Central pontine myelinolysis'
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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 G37.2 and a single ICD9 code, 341.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.