2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.13

Late syphilitic meningitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • A52.13 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM A52.13 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A52.13 - other international versions of ICD-10 A52.13 may differ.
The following code(s) above A52.13 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 A52.13:
  • A00-B99
    2020 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
  • A50-A64
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range A50-A64

    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission

    Type 1 Excludes
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • nonspecific and nongonococcal urethritis (N34.1)
    • Reiter's disease (M02.3-)
    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission
Approximate Synonyms
  • Meningovascular syphilis - quaternary stage
  • Syphilis, meningovascular
ICD-10-CM A52.13 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 023 Craniotomy with major device implant or acute complex cns pdx with mcc or chemotherapy implant or epilepsy with neurostimulator
  • 024 Craniotomy with major device implant or acute complex cns pdx without mcc
  • 097 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis with mcc
  • 098 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis with cc
  • 099 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis without cc/mcc

Convert A52.13 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
Code annotations containing back-references to A52.13:
  • Type 1 Excludes: G01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G01

    Meningitis in bacterial diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • meningitis (in):
    • gonococcal (A54.81)
    • leptospirosis (A27.81)
    • listeriosis (A32.11)
    • Lyme disease (A69.21)
    • meningococcal (A39.0)
    • neurosyphilis (A52.13)
    • tuberculosis (A17.0)
    • meningoencephalitis and meningomyelitis in bacterial diseases classified elsewhere (G05)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A52.13:
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) G03.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G03.9

    Meningitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arachnoiditis (spinal) NOS
    • in (due to)
      • neurosyphilis A52.13 (late)
    • syphilitic (late) (tertiary) A52.13
  • Neurosyphilis (arrested) (early) (gumma) (late) (latent) (recurrent) (relapse) A52.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.3

    Neurosyphilis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gumma (syphilitic)
    • Syphilis (late)
    • Syphiloma
    • arachnoid A52.13 (adhesive)
    • dura A52.13 (mater)
    • leptomeninges A52.13 (aseptic)
    • meningeal, meninges A52.13 (adhesive)
    • meningitis A52.13
    • meningovascular A52.13 (diffuse)
  • Syphilis, syphilitic (acquired) A53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.9

    Syphilis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infection due to Treponema pallidum NOS
    • Syphilis (acquired) NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • syphilis NOS under two years of age (A50.2)
    • cerebral A52.17
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.17

      General paresis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dementia paralytica
      • meningovascular A52.13
    • meningitis A52.13
    • meningovascular A52.13
    • arachnoid A52.13 (adhesive) (cerebral) (spinal)
    • dura mater A52.13
    • meninges A52.13 (adhesive) (brain) (spinal cord)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A52.13
A52.02 Syphilitic aortitis
A52.03 Syphilitic endocarditis
A52.04 Syphilitic cerebral arteritis
A52.05 Other cerebrovascular syphilis
A52.06 Other syphilitic heart involvement
A52.09 Other cardiovascular syphilis
A52.1 Symptomatic neurosyphilis
A52.10 …… unspecified
A52.11 Tabes dorsalis
A52.12 Other cerebrospinal syphilis
A52.13 Late syphilitic meningitis
A52.14 Late syphilitic encephalitis
A52.15 Late syphilitic neuropathy
A52.16 Charcôt's arthropathy (tabetic)
A52.17 General paresis
A52.19 Other symptomatic neurosyphilis
A52.2 Asymptomatic neurosyphilis
A52.3 Neurosyphilis, unspecified
A52.7 Other symptomatic late syphilis
A52.71 Late syphilitic oculopathy
A52.72 Syphilis of lung and bronchus

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.