2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.5

Compression of brain

Applicable To
  • Arnold-Chiari type 1 compression of brain
  • Compression of brain (stem)
  • Herniation of brain (stem)
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 G93.5. 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.
  • diffuse traumatic compression of brain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.2

    Diffuse traumatic brain injury

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diffuse axonal brain injury
    Type 1 Excludes
    • traumatic diffuse cerebral edema (S06.1X-)
    S06.2-
    )
  • focal traumatic compression of brain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.3

    Focal traumatic brain injury

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    S06.3-
    )
The following code(s) above G93.5 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 G93.5:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM G93.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G93.5:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G93.5
G92 Toxic encephalopathy
G93 Other disorders of brain
G93.0 Cerebral cysts
G93.1 Anoxic brain damage, not elsewhere classified
G93.2 Benign intracranial hypertension
G93.3 Postviral fatigue syndrome
G93.4 Other and unspecified encephalopathy
G93.40 Encephalopathy, unspecified
G93.41 Metabolic encephalopathy
G93.49 Other encephalopathy
G93.5 Compression of brain
G93.6 Cerebral edema
G93.7 Reye's syndrome
G93.8 Other specified disorders of brain
G93.81 Temporal sclerosis
G93.82 Brain death
G93.89 Other specified disorders of brain
G93.9 Disorder of brain, unspecified
G94 Other disorders of brain in diseases classified elsewhere
G95 Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord
G95.0 Syringomyelia and syringobulbia

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