2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A88

Other viral infections of central nervous system, not elsewhere classified

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as A88. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • viral encephalitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A86

    Unspecified viral encephalitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Viral encephalomyelitis NOS
    • Viral meningoencephalitis NOS
    A86
    )
  • viral meningitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A87.9

    Viral meningitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    A87.9
    )
The following code(s) above A88 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code First annotations, or
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  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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that may be applicable to A88:
  • A00-B99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • A80-A89
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range A80-A89

    Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postpolio syndrome (G14)
    • sequelae of poliomyelitis (B91)
    • sequelae of viral encephalitis (B94.1)
    Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A88
A85.1 Adenoviral encephalitis
A85.2 Arthropod-borne viral encephalitis, unspecified
A85.8 Other specified viral encephalitis
A86 Unspecified viral encephalitis
A87 Viral meningitis
A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis
A87.2 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
A87.8 Other viral meningitis
A87.9 Viral meningitis, unspecified
A88 Other viral infections of central nervous system, not elsewhere classified
A88.0 Enteroviral exanthematous fever [Boston exanthem]
A88.1 Epidemic vertigo
A88.8 Other specified viral infections of central nervous system
A89 Unspecified viral infection of central nervous system
A90 Dengue fever [classical dengue]
A91 Dengue hemorrhagic fever
A92 Other mosquito-borne viral fevers
A92.0 Chikungunya virus disease
A92.1 O'nyong-nyong fever
A92.2 Venezuelan equine fever

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