2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G95.89

Other specified diseases of spinal cord

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • G95.89 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM G95.89 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G95.89 - other international versions of ICD-10 G95.89 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Cord bladder NOS
  • Drug-induced myelopathy
  • Radiation-induced myelopathy
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 G95.89. 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.
  • myelopathy NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G95.9

    Disease of spinal cord, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Myelopathy NOS
    G95.9
    )
The following code(s) above G95.89 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 G95.89:
  • G00-G99
    2021 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
  • G95
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G95

    Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord

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    Type 2 Excludes
    Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord
  • G95.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G95.8

    Other specified diseases of spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neurogenic bladder NOS (N31.9)
    • neurogenic bladder due to cauda equina syndrome (G83.4)
    • neuromuscular dysfunction of bladder without spinal cord lesion (N31.-)
    Other specified diseases of spinal cord
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired tethered cord syndrome
  • Drug-induced myelopathy
  • Myelopathy, drug induced
  • Myelopathy, radiation
  • Postprocedural tethered cord syndrome
  • Radiation-induced myelopathy
  • Tethered cord syndrome after procedure
  • Tethered cord syndrome, acquired
ICD-10-CM G95.89 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc

Convert G95.89 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to G95.89:
  • Code Also: G96.81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.81

    Intracranial hypotension

      2021 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated diagnoses, such as:
    • Brachial amyotrophy (G54.5)
    • Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spine (G96.02)
    • Cranial nerve disorders in diseases classified elsewhere (G53)
    • Nerve root and compressions in diseases classified elsewhere (G55)
    • Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system (I67.6)
    • Nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage (I61.-)
    • Nontraumatic subdural hemorrhage (I62.0-)
    • Other and unspecified cord compression (G95.2-)
    • Other secondary parkinsonism (G21.8)
    • Reversible cerebrovascular vasoconstriction syndrome (I67.841)
    • Spinal cord herniation (G95.89)
    • Stroke (I63.-)
    • Syringomyelia (G95.0)
  • Type 1 Excludes: N31
    , N31
    , G83.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N31

    Neuromuscular dysfunction of bladder, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cord bladder NOS (G95.89)
    • neurogenic bladder due to cauda equina syndrome (G83.4)
    • neuromuscular dysfunction due to spinal cord lesion (G95.89)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any associated urinary incontinence (N39.3-N39.4-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N31

    Neuromuscular dysfunction of bladder, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cord bladder NOS (G95.89)
    • neurogenic bladder due to cauda equina syndrome (G83.4)
    • neuromuscular dysfunction due to spinal cord lesion (G95.89)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any associated urinary incontinence (N39.3-N39.4-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.4

    Cauda equina syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neurogenic bladder due to cauda equina syndrome
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cord bladder NOS (G95.89)
    • neurogenic bladder NOS (N31.9)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G95.89:
  • Atrophy, atrophic (of)
  • Cord - see also condition
  • Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • cauda equina G95.89
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • spinal - see Dorsopathy, deforming
      • cord (congenital) Q06.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q06.9

        Congenital malformation of spinal cord, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Congenital anomaly NOS of spinal cord
        • Congenital deformity NOS of spinal cord
        • Congenital disease or lesion NOS of spinal cord
        • acquired G95.89
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • heredodegenerative NEC
      • spinal cord G95.89
    • spinal (cord) G95.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G95.9

      Disease of spinal cord, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Myelopathy NOS
      • specified NEC G95.89
  • Gliosis (cerebral) G93.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.89

    Other specified disorders of brain

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Postradiation encephalopathy
    • spinal G95.89
  • Hemiplegia G81.9-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G81.9-

    Hemiplegia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • ascending NEC G81.90
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G81.90

      Hemiplegia, unspecified affecting unspecified side

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • spinal G95.89
  • Myelomalacia G95.89
  • Myelopathy (spinal cord) G95.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G95.9

    Disease of spinal cord, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Myelopathy NOS
    • drug-induced G95.89
    • radiation-induced G95.89
    • toxic G95.89
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) G83.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

    Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

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    • spinal (cord) G83.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

      Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

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      • hereditary G95.89
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • spinal (cord) (progressive) G95.89
  • Softening
    • spinal cord G95.89
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Froin's G95.89

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G95.89
G95 Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord
G95.0 Syringomyelia and syringobulbia
G95.1 Vascular myelopathies
G95.11 Acute infarction of spinal cord (embolic) (nonembolic)
G95.19 Other vascular myelopathies
G95.2 Other and unspecified cord compression
G95.20 Unspecified cord compression
G95.29 Other cord compression
G95.8 Other specified diseases of spinal cord
G95.81 Conus medullaris syndrome
G95.89 Other specified diseases of spinal cord
G95.9 Disease of spinal cord, unspecified
G96 Other disorders of central nervous system
G96.0 Cerebrospinal fluid leak
G96.00 …… unspecified
G96.01 Cranial cerebrospinal fluid leak, spontaneous
G96.02 Spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak, spontaneous
G96.08 Other cranial cerebrospinal fluid leak
G96.09 Other spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak
G96.1 Disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
G96.11 Dural tear

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