2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G95.2

Other and unspecified cord compression

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • G95.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM G95.2 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G95.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 G95.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above G95.2 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 G95.2:
  • G00-G99
    2021 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
  • G95
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G95

    Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord
Clinical Information
  • Acute and chronic conditions characterized by external mechanical compression of the spinal cord due to extramedullary neoplasm; epidural abscess; spinal fractures; bony deformities of the vertebral bodies; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations vary with the anatomic site of the lesion and may include localized pain, weakness, sensory loss, incontinence, and impotence.
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to G95.2:
  • Code Also: G96.81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.81

    Intracranial hypotension

      2021 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated diagnoses, such as:
    • Brachial amyotrophy (G54.5)
    • Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spine (G96.02)
    • Cranial nerve disorders in diseases classified elsewhere (G53)
    • Nerve root and compressions in diseases classified elsewhere (G55)
    • Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system (I67.6)
    • Nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage (I61.-)
    • Nontraumatic subdural hemorrhage (I62.0-)
    • Other and unspecified cord compression (G95.2-)
    • Other secondary parkinsonism (G21.8)
    • Reversible cerebrovascular vasoconstriction syndrome (I67.841)
    • Spinal cord herniation (G95.89)
    • Stroke (I63.-)
    • Syringomyelia (G95.0)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G95.2
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
G95.11 Acute infarction of spinal cord (embolic) (nonembolic)
G95.19 Other vascular myelopathies
G95.2 Other and unspecified cord compression
G95.20 Unspecified cord compression
G95.29 Other cord compression
G95.8 Other specified diseases of spinal cord
G95.81 Conus medullaris syndrome
G95.89 Other specified diseases of spinal cord
G95.9 Disease of spinal cord, unspecified
G96 Other disorders of central nervous system
G96.0 Cerebrospinal fluid leak
G96.00 …… unspecified
G96.01 Cranial cerebrospinal fluid leak, spontaneous

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