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ICD-10-CM Code G95.0
Syringomyelia and syringobulbia

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

G95.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of syringomyelia and syringobulbia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code G950 is used to code Syringomyelia

Syringomyelia (/sᵻˌrɪŋɡəmaɪˈiːliə, -ɡoʊ-/) is a generic term referring to a disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord. This cyst, called a syrinx, can expand and elongate over time, destroying the spinal cord. The damage may result in pain, paralysis, weakness, and stiffness in the back, shoulders, and extremities. Syringomyelia may also cause a loss of the ability to feel extremes of hot or cold, especially in the hands. The disorder generally leads to a cape-like loss of pain and temperature sensation along the back and arms. Each patient experiences a different combination of symptoms. These symptoms typically vary depending on the extent and, often more critically, to the location of the syrinx within the spinal cord.

Specialty: Neurosurgery
MeSH Codes: D013595, D013595
ICD 9 Codes: 336.0, 742.53

An idiopathic syrinx. See the thin light grey shape inside the spinal cord, placed at centre in the bottom half of the above image.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'G95.0 - Syringomyelia and syringobulbia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G95.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Syringobulbia (G95.0)
Syringomyelia (G95.0)
Syringopontia (G95.0)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Syringomyelia and syringobulbia (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 336.0 was previously used, G95.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: G95 - Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/G950