2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

Intracranial abscess and granuloma

Applicable To
  • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
  • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
  • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
  • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
  • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
  • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
  • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
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 G06.0. 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.
  • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A17.81

    Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Tuberculous abscess of brain and spinal cord
    A17.81
    )
The following code(s) above G06.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to G06.0:
  • G00-G99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range G00-G99

    Diseases of the nervous system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the nervous system
  • G06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06

    Intracranial and intraspinal abscess and granuloma

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
    Intracranial and intraspinal abscess and granuloma
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM G06.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G06.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G06.0
G04.8 Other encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis
G04.81 Other encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
G04.89 Other myelitis
G04.9 Encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified
G04.90 Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified
G04.91 Myelitis, unspecified
G05 Encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis in diseases classified elsewhere
G05.3 Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis in diseases classified elsewhere
G05.4 Myelitis in diseases classified elsewhere
G06 Intracranial and intraspinal abscess and granuloma
G06.0 Intracranial abscess and granuloma
G06.1 Intraspinal abscess and granuloma
G06.2 Extradural and subdural abscess, unspecified
G07 Intracranial and intraspinal abscess and granuloma in diseases classified elsewhere
G08 Intracranial and intraspinal phlebitis and thrombophlebitis
G09 Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system
G10 Huntington's disease
G11 Hereditary ataxia
G11.0 Congenital nonprogressive ataxia
G11.1 Early-onset cerebellar ataxia
G11.2 Late-onset cerebellar ataxia

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