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ICD-10-CM Code G93.6
Cerebral edema

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

G93.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of cerebral edema. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code G936 is used to code Cerebral edema

Cerebral edema or cerebral oedema is excess accumulation of fluid in the intracellular or extracellular spaces of the brain.

Specialty: Neurosurgery
MeSH Code: D001929
ICD 9 Code: 348.5

Edema (darker areas) surrounding a secondary brain tumor.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for G93.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Cerebral edema due to birth injury - instead, use code P11.0
Traumatic cerebral edema - instead, use code S06.1-

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #080-081 - Nontraumatic stupor and coma with MCC.
  • DRG Group #080-081 - Nontraumatic stupor and coma without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Cytotoxic cerebral edema (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G93.6 - Cerebral edema'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G93.6. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Cerebral edema (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 G93.6 and a single ICD9 code, 348.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: G93 - Other disorders of brain

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