2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B02.24

Postherpetic myelitis

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  • B02.24 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 B02.24 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B02.24 - other international versions of ICD-10 B02.24 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Herpes zoster myelitis
The following code(s) above B02.24 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 B02.24:
  • 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
  • B02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B02

    Zoster [herpes zoster]

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    Includes
    • shingles
    • zona
    Zoster [herpes zoster]
Approximate Synonyms
  • Herpes zoster myelitis
ICD-10-CM B02.24 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 B02.24 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B02.24:
  • Herpes, herpesvirus, herpetic B00.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B00.9

    Herpesviral infection, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Herpes simplex infection NOS
    • zoster B02.9
      - see also condition
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B02.9

      Zoster without complications

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      Applicable To
      • Zoster NOS
      • myelitis B02.24
  • Myelitis (acute) (ascending) (childhood) (chronic) (descending) (diffuse) (disseminated) (idiopathic) (pressure) (progressive) (spinal cord) (subacute) G04.91
    - see also Encephalitis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G04.91

    Myelitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • herpes zoster B02.24
    • postherpetic B02.24

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B02.24
B01.81 Varicella keratitis
B01.89 Other varicella complications
B01.9 Varicella without complication
B02 Zoster [herpes zoster]
B02.0 Zoster encephalitis
B02.1 Zoster meningitis
B02.2 Zoster with other nervous system involvement
B02.21 Postherpetic geniculate ganglionitis
B02.22 Postherpetic trigeminal neuralgia
B02.23 Postherpetic polyneuropathy
B02.24 Postherpetic myelitis
B02.29 Other postherpetic nervous system involvement
B02.3 Zoster ocular disease
B02.30 …… unspecified
B02.31 Zoster conjunctivitis
B02.32 Zoster iridocyclitis
B02.33 Zoster keratitis
B02.34 Zoster scleritis
B02.39 Other herpes zoster eye disease
B02.7 Disseminated zoster
B02.8 Zoster with other complications

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