2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B38.4

Coccidioidomycosis meningitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • B38.4 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM B38.4 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B38.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 B38.4 may differ.
The following code(s) above B38.4 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 B38.4:
  • A00-B99
    2019 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
  • B35-B49
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range B35-B49

    Mycoses

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust (J67.-)
    • mycosis fungoides (C84.0-)
    Mycoses
Approximate Synonyms
  • Coccidioidal meningitis
  • Coccidioidomycosis infection, meningitis
ICD-10-CM B38.4 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 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
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert B38.4 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
Code annotations containing back-references to B38.4:
  • Type 1 Excludes: G02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G02

    Meningitis in other infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • African trypanosomiasis (B56.-)
    • poliovirus infection (A80.-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • candidal meningitis (B37.5)
    • coccidioidomycosis meningitis (B38.4)
    • cryptococcal meningitis (B45.1)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] meningitis (B00.3)
    • infectious mononucleosis complicated by meningitis (B27.- with fourth character 2)
    • measles complicated by meningitis (B05.1)
    • meningoencephalitis and meningomyelitis in other infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere (G05)
    • mumps meningitis (B26.1)
    • rubella meningitis (B06.02)
    • varicella [chickenpox] meningitis (B01.0)
    • zoster meningitis (B02.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B38.4:
  • Coccidioidomycosis B38.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B38.9

    Coccidioidomycosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • meninges B38.4
  • Granuloma L92.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L92.9

    Granulomatous disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • coccidioidal (primary) (progressive) B38.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B38.7

      Disseminated coccidioidomycosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Generalized coccidioidomycosis
      • meninges B38.4
  • 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 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arachnoiditis (spinal) NOS
    • in (due to)
      • coccidioidomycosis B38.4

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B38.4
B37.82 Candidal enteritis
B37.83 Candidal cheilitis
B37.84 Candidal otitis externa
B37.89 Other sites of candidiasis
B37.9 Candidiasis, unspecified
B38 Coccidioidomycosis
B38.0 Acute pulmonary coccidioidomycosis
B38.1 Chronic pulmonary coccidioidomycosis
B38.2 Pulmonary coccidioidomycosis, unspecified
B38.3 Cutaneous coccidioidomycosis
B38.4 Coccidioidomycosis meningitis
B38.7 Disseminated coccidioidomycosis
B38.8 Other forms of coccidioidomycosis
B38.81 Prostatic coccidioidomycosis
B38.89 Other forms of coccidioidomycosis
B38.9 Coccidioidomycosis, unspecified
B39 Histoplasmosis
B39.0 Acute pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati
B39.1 Chronic pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati
B39.2 Pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati, unspecified
B39.3 Disseminated histoplasmosis capsulati

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