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ICD-10-CM Code G97.0
Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture

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

G97.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code G970 is used to code Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leak

Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leak syndrome (SCSFLS) is a medical condition in which the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) held in and around a human brain and spinal cord leaks out of the surrounding protective sac, the dura, for no apparent reason. The dura, a tough, inflexible tissue, is the outermost of the three layers of the meninges, the system of meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Codes: , , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 339.8, 348.4, 349.0, 792.0

The spinal meninges of the central nervous system. The dura mater and arachnoid mater hold in CSF and are impacted by SCSFLS.

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with MCC.
  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with CC.
  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G97.0 - Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G97.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other nervous system complications (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 G97.0 and a single ICD9 code, 997.09 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: G97 - Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system, not elsewhere classified

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