2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.6

Cerebral edema

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • G93.6 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 G93.6 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G93.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 G93.6 may differ.
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 G93.6. 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.
  • cerebral edema due to birth injury (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P11.0

    Cerebral edema due to birth injury

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    P11.0
    )
  • traumatic cerebral edema (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S06.1

    Traumatic cerebral edema

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diffuse traumatic cerebral edema
    • Focal traumatic cerebral edema
    S06.1-
    )
The following code(s) above G93.6 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 G93.6:
  • G00-G99
    2020 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
  • Non-traumatic cerebral edema
  • Nontraumatic cerebral edema
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by swelling due to an excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain.
  • Swelling due to an excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain.
ICD-10-CM G93.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 080 Nontraumatic stupor and coma with mcc
  • 081 Nontraumatic stupor and coma without mcc

Convert G93.6 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 G93.6:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R60
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R60

    Edema, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G93.6:
  • Edema, edematous (infectious) (pitting) (toxic) R60.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R60.9

    Edema, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fluid retention NOS
    • brain (cytotoxic) (vasogenic) G93.6
    • intracranial G93.6
  • Effusion
  • Leukoencephalopathy G93.49
    - see also Encephalopathy
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.49

    Other encephalopathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Encephalopathy NEC
    • reversible, posterior G93.6

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G93.6
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
G93.8 Other specified disorders of brain
G93.81 Temporal sclerosis
G93.82 Brain death
G93.89 Other specified disorders of brain
G93.9 Disorder of brain, unspecified
G94 Other disorders of brain in diseases classified elsewhere
G95 Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord
G95.0 Syringomyelia and syringobulbia
G95.1 Vascular myelopathies

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