2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.0

Cerebral cysts

Applicable To
  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Porencephalic cyst, acquired
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 G93.0. 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.
  • acquired periventricular cysts of newborn (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P91.1

    Acquired periventricular cysts of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    P91.1
    )
  • congenital cerebral cysts (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q04.6

    Congenital cerebral cysts

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Porencephaly
    • Schizencephaly
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acquired porencephalic cyst (G93.0)
    Q04.6
    )
The following code(s) above G93.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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that may be applicable to G93.0:
  • G00-G99
    2019 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 Clinical Information ICD-10-CM G93.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to G93.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G93.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G93.0
G91 Hydrocephalus
G91.0 Communicating hydrocephalus
G91.1 Obstructive hydrocephalus
G91.2 (Idiopathic) normal pressure hydrocephalus
G91.3 Post-traumatic hydrocephalus, unspecified
G91.4 Hydrocephalus in diseases classified elsewhere
G91.8 Other hydrocephalus
G91.9 Hydrocephalus, unspecified
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

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