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ICD-10-CM Code G37.5
Concentric sclerosis [Balo] of central nervous system

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

G37.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of concentric sclerosis [Balo] of central nervous system. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code G375 is used to code Balo concentric sclerosis

Balo concentric sclerosis is a disease in which the white matter of the brain appears damaged in concentric layers, leaving the axis cylinder intact. It was described by Joszef Balo who initially named it "leuko-encephalitis periaxialis concentrica" from the previous definition, and it is currently considered one of the borderline forms of multiple sclerosis.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Code: D002549
ICD 9 Code: 341.1

Typical aspects of Baló's concentric sclerosis. (a) Original case of Baló; several anastomoses are located in the lower half of the lesion. (b) Lesion centered by a veinule showing ring fragmentation in a constrained area. (c) Lesion. (d) Progress of the pathologic process from a center located in a constrained area, showing formation of bands. Loyez staining (myelin in black, destroyed areas in white); scale bars: 1 cm.

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'G37.5 - Concentric sclerosis [Balo] of central nervous system'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G37.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Schilder's 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 G37.5 and a single ICD9 code, 341.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: G37 - Other demyelinating diseases of central nervous system

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