ICD-10-CM Code G97.41
Accidental puncture or laceration of dura during a procedure
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G97.41 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of accidental puncture or laceration of dura during a procedure. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for G97.41 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Incidental (inadvertent) durotomy
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
- DRG Group #919-921 - Complications of treatment with MCC.
- DRG Group #919-921 - Complications of treatment with CC.
- DRG Group #919-921 - Complications of treatment without CC or MCC.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G97.41 - Accidental puncture or laceration of dura during a procedure'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G97.41. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 349.31 was previously used, G97.41 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.