2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.09

Other spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak

    2021 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
  • G96.09 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM G96.09 is a new 2021 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G96.09 - other international versions of ICD-10 G96.09 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Other spinal CSF leak
  • Postoperative spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak
  • Traumatic spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak
Code Also
Code Also Help
A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • if applicable:
  • head injury (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S00
    • S00 Superficial injury of head
      • S00.0 Superficial injury of scalp
        • S00.00 Unspecified superficial injury of scalp
          • S00.00XA Unspecified superficial injury of scalp, init...
          • S00.00XD Unspecified superficial injury of scalp, subs...
          • S00.00XS Unspecified superficial injury of scalp, sequ...
        • S00.01 Abrasion of scalp
        • S00.02 Blister (nonthermal) of scalp
          • S00.02XA Blister (nonthermal) of scalp, initial encoun...
          • S00.02XD Blister (nonthermal) of scalp, subsequent enc...
          • S00.02XS …… sequela
        • S00.03 Contusion of scalp
        • S00.04 External constriction of part of scalp
          • S00.04XA External constriction of part of scalp, initi...
          • S00.04XD External constriction of part of scalp, subse...
          • S00.04XS External constriction of part of scalp, seque...
        • S00.05 Superficial foreign body of scalp
          • S00.05XA Superficial foreign body of scalp, initial en...
          • S00.05XD Superficial foreign body of scalp, subsequent...
          • S00.05XS …… sequela
        • S00.06 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of scalp
          • S00.06XA Insect bite (nonvenomous) of scalp, initial e...
          • S00.06XD Insect bite (nonvenomous) of scalp, subsequen...
          • S00.06XS …… sequela
        • S00.07 Other superficial bite of scalp
          • S00.07XA Other superficial bite of scalp, initial enco...
          • S00.07XD Other superficial bite of scalp, subsequent e...
          • S00.07XS …… sequela
      • S00.1 Contusion of eyelid and periocular area
        • S00.10 Contusion of unspecified eyelid and periocula...
          • S00.10XA Contusion of unspecified eyelid and periocula...
          • S00.10XD Contusion of unspecified eyelid and periocula...
          • S00.10XS Contusion of unspecified eyelid and periocula...
        • S00.11 Contusion of right eyelid and periocular area...
          • S00.11XA Contusion of right eyelid and periocular area...
          • S00.11XD Contusion of right eyelid and periocular area...
          • S00.11XS Contusion of right eyelid and periocular area...
        • S00.12 Contusion of left eyelid and periocular area
          • S00.12XA Contusion of left eyelid and periocular area,...
          • S00.12XD Contusion of left eyelid and periocular area,...
          • S00.12XS Contusion of left eyelid and periocular area,...
      • S00.2 Other and unspecified superficial injuries of...
        • S00.20 Unspecified superficial injury of eyelid and ...
          • S00.201 Unspecified superficial injury of right eyeli...
            • S00.201A Unspecified superficial injury of right eyeli...
            • S00.201D Unspecified superficial injury of right eyeli...
            • S00.201S Unspecified superficial injury of right eyeli...
          • S00.202 Unspecified superficial injury of left eyelid...
            • S00.202A Unspecified superficial injury of left eyelid...
            • S00.202D Unspecified superficial injury of left eyelid...
            • S00.202S Unspecified superficial injury of left eyelid...
          • S00.209 Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
            • S00.209A Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
            • S00.209D Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
            • S00.209S Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
        • S00.21 Abrasion of eyelid and periocular area
          • S00.211 Abrasion of right eyelid and periocular area
            • S00.211A Abrasion of right eyelid and periocular area,...
            • S00.211D Abrasion of right eyelid and periocular area,...
            • S00.211S Abrasion of right eyelid and periocular area,...
          • S00.212 Abrasion of left eyelid and periocular area
            • S00.212A Abrasion of left eyelid and periocular area, ...
            • S00.212D Abrasion of left eyelid and periocular area, ...
            • S00.212S Abrasion of left eyelid and periocular area, ...
          • S00.219 Abrasion of unspecified eyelid and periocular...
            • S00.219A Abrasion of unspecified eyelid and periocular...
            • S00.219D Abrasion of unspecified eyelid and periocular...
            • S00.219S Abrasion of unspecified eyelid and periocular...
        • S00.22 Blister (nonthermal) of eyelid and periocular...
          • S00.221 Blister (nonthermal) of right eyelid and peri...
            • S00.221A Blister (nonthermal) of right eyelid and peri...
            • S00.221D Blister (nonthermal) of right eyelid and peri...
            • S00.221S Blister (nonthermal) of right eyelid and peri...
          • S00.222 Blister (nonthermal) of left eyelid and perio...
            • S00.222A Blister (nonthermal) of left eyelid and perio...
            • S00.222D Blister (nonthermal) of left eyelid and perio...
            • S00.222S Blister (nonthermal) of left eyelid and perio...
          • S00.229 Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified eyelid an...
            • S00.229A Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified eyelid an...
            • S00.229D Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified eyelid an...
            • S00.229S Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified eyelid an...
        • S00.24 External constriction of eyelid and periocula...
          • S00.241 External constriction of right eyelid and per...
            • S00.241A External constriction of right eyelid and per...
            • S00.241D External constriction of right eyelid and per...
            • S00.241S External constriction of right eyelid and per...
          • S00.242 External constriction of left eyelid and peri...
            • S00.242A External constriction of left eyelid and peri...
            • S00.242D External constriction of left eyelid and peri...
            • S00.242S External constriction of left eyelid and peri...
          • S00.249 External constriction of unspecified eyelid a...
            • S00.249A External constriction of unspecified eyelid a...
            • S00.249D External constriction of unspecified eyelid a...
            • S00.249S External constriction of unspecified eyelid a...
        • S00.25 Superficial foreign body of eyelid and perioc...
          • S00.251 Superficial foreign body of right eyelid and ...
            • S00.251A Superficial foreign body of right eyelid and ...
            • S00.251D Superficial foreign body of right eyelid and ...
            • S00.251S Superficial foreign body of right eyelid and ...
          • S00.252 Superficial foreign body of left eyelid and p...
            • S00.252A Superficial foreign body of left eyelid and p...
            • S00.252D Superficial foreign body of left eyelid and p...
            • S00.252S Superficial foreign body of left eyelid and p...
          • S00.259 Superficial foreign body of unspecified eyeli...
            • S00.259A Superficial foreign body of unspecified eyeli...
            • S00.259D Superficial foreign body of unspecified eyeli...
            • S00.259S Superficial foreign body of unspecified eyeli...
        • S00.26 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of eyelid and perio...
          • S00.261 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right eyelid and...
            • S00.261A Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right eyelid and...
            • S00.261D Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right eyelid and...
            • S00.261S Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right eyelid and...
          • S00.262 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left eyelid and ...
            • S00.262A Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left eyelid and ...
            • S00.262D Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left eyelid and ...
            • S00.262S Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left eyelid and ...
          • S00.269 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified eyel...
            • S00.269A Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified eyel...
            • S00.269D Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified eyel...
            • S00.269S Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified eyel...
        • S00.27 Other superficial bite of eyelid and periocul...
          • S00.271 Other superficial bite of right eyelid and pe...
            • S00.271A Other superficial bite of right eyelid and pe...
            • S00.271D Other superficial bite of right eyelid and pe...
            • S00.271S Other superficial bite of right eyelid and pe...
          • S00.272 Other superficial bite of left eyelid and per...
            • S00.272A Other superficial bite of left eyelid and per...
            • S00.272D Other superficial bite of left eyelid and per...
            • S00.272S Other superficial bite of left eyelid and per...
          • S00.279 Other superficial bite of unspecified eyelid ...
            • S00.279A Other superficial bite of unspecified eyelid ...
            • S00.279D Other superficial bite of unspecified eyelid ...
            • S00.279S Other superficial bite of unspecified eyelid ...
      • S00.3 Superficial injury of nose
        • S00.30 Unspecified superficial injury of nose
          • S00.30XA Unspecified superficial injury of nose, initi...
          • S00.30XD Unspecified superficial injury of nose, subse...
          • S00.30XS Unspecified superficial injury of nose, seque...
        • S00.31 Abrasion of nose
        • S00.32 Blister (nonthermal) of nose
          • S00.32XA Blister (nonthermal) of nose, initial encount...
          • S00.32XD Blister (nonthermal) of nose, subsequent enco...
          • S00.32XS …… sequela
        • S00.33 Contusion of nose
        • S00.34 External constriction of nose
          • S00.34XA External constriction of nose, initial encoun...
          • S00.34XD External constriction of nose, subsequent enc...
          • S00.34XS …… sequela
        • S00.35 Superficial foreign body of nose
          • S00.35XA Superficial foreign body of nose, initial enc...
          • S00.35XD Superficial foreign body of nose, subsequent ...
          • S00.35XS …… sequela
        • S00.36 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of nose
          • S00.36XA Insect bite (nonvenomous) of nose, initial en...
          • S00.36XD Insect bite (nonvenomous) of nose, subsequent...
          • S00.36XS …… sequela
        • S00.37 Other superficial bite of nose
          • S00.37XA Other superficial bite of nose, initial encou...
          • S00.37XD Other superficial bite of nose, subsequent en...
          • S00.37XS …… sequela
      • S00.4 Superficial injury of ear
        • S00.40 Unspecified superficial injury of ear
          • S00.401 Unspecified superficial injury of right ear
            • S00.401A Unspecified superficial injury of right ear, ...
            • S00.401D Unspecified superficial injury of right ear, ...
            • S00.401S Unspecified superficial injury of right ear, ...
          • S00.402 Unspecified superficial injury of left ear
            • S00.402A Unspecified superficial injury of left ear, i...
            • S00.402D Unspecified superficial injury of left ear, s...
            • S00.402S Unspecified superficial injury of left ear, s...
          • S00.409 Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
            • S00.409A Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
            • S00.409D Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
            • S00.409S Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
        • S00.41 Abrasion of ear
        • S00.42 Blister (nonthermal) of ear
          • S00.421 Blister (nonthermal) of right ear
            • S00.421A Blister (nonthermal) of right ear, initial en...
            • S00.421D Blister (nonthermal) of right ear, subsequent...
            • S00.421S …… sequela
          • S00.422 Blister (nonthermal) of left ear
            • S00.422A Blister (nonthermal) of left ear, initial enc...
            • S00.422D Blister (nonthermal) of left ear, subsequent ...
            • S00.422S …… sequela
          • S00.429 Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified ear
            • S00.429A Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified ear, init...
            • S00.429D Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified ear, subs...
            • S00.429S Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified ear, sequ...
        • S00.43 Contusion of ear
        • S00.44 External constriction of ear
          • S00.441 External constriction of right ear
            • S00.441A External constriction of right ear, initial e...
            • S00.441D External constriction of right ear, subsequen...
            • S00.441S …… sequela
          • S00.442 External constriction of left ear
            • S00.442A External constriction of left ear, initial en...
            • S00.442D External constriction of left ear, subsequent...
            • S00.442S …… sequela
          • S00.449 External constriction of unspecified ear
            • S00.449A External constriction of unspecified ear, ini...
            • S00.449D External constriction of unspecified ear, sub...
            • S00.449S External constriction of unspecified ear, seq...
        • S00.45 Superficial foreign body of ear
          • S00.451 Superficial foreign body of right ear
            • S00.451A Superficial foreign body of right ear, initia...
            • S00.451D Superficial foreign body of right ear, subseq...
            • S00.451S Superficial foreign body of right ear, sequel...
          • S00.452 Superficial foreign body of left ear
            • S00.452A Superficial foreign body of left ear, initial...
            • S00.452D Superficial foreign body of left ear, subsequ...
            • S00.452S Superficial foreign body of left ear, sequela...
          • S00.459 Superficial foreign body of unspecified ear
            • S00.459A Superficial foreign body of unspecified ear, ...
            • S00.459D Superficial foreign body of unspecified ear, ...
            • S00.459S Superficial foreign body of unspecified ear, ...
        • S00.46 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of ear
          • S00.461 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right ear
            • S00.461A Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right ear, initi...
            • S00.461D Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right ear, subse...
            • S00.461S Insect bite (nonvenomous) of right ear, seque...
          • S00.462 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left ear
            • S00.462A Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left ear, initia...
            • S00.462D Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left ear, subseq...
            • S00.462S Insect bite (nonvenomous) of left ear, sequel...
          • S00.469 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified ear
            • S00.469A Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified ear,...
            • S00.469D Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified ear,...
            • S00.469S Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified ear,...
        • S00.47 Other superficial bite of ear
          • S00.471 Other superficial bite of right ear
            • S00.471A Other superficial bite of right ear, initial ...
            • S00.471D Other superficial bite of right ear, subseque...
            • S00.471S …… sequela
          • S00.472 Other superficial bite of left ear
            • S00.472A Other superficial bite of left ear, initial e...
            • S00.472D Other superficial bite of left ear, subsequen...
            • S00.472S …… sequela
          • S00.479 Other superficial bite of unspecified ear
            • S00.479A Other superficial bite of unspecified ear, in...
            • S00.479D Other superficial bite of unspecified ear, su...
            • S00.479S Other superficial bite of unspecified ear, se...
      • S00.5 Superficial injury of lip and oral cavity
        • S00.50 Unspecified superficial injury of lip and ora...
          • S00.501 Unspecified superficial injury of lip
            • S00.501A Unspecified superficial injury of lip, initia...
            • S00.501D Unspecified superficial injury of lip, subseq...
            • S00.501S Unspecified superficial injury of lip, sequel...
          • S00.502 Unspecified superficial injury of oral cavity...
            • S00.502A Unspecified superficial injury of oral cavity...
            • S00.502D Unspecified superficial injury of oral cavity...
            • S00.502S Unspecified superficial injury of oral cavity...
        • S00.51 Abrasion of lip and oral cavity
        • S00.52 Blister (nonthermal) of lip and oral cavity
          • S00.521 Blister (nonthermal) of lip
            • S00.521A Blister (nonthermal) of lip, initial encounte...
            • S00.521D Blister (nonthermal) of lip, subsequent encou...
            • S00.521S …… sequela
          • S00.522 Blister (nonthermal) of oral cavity
            • S00.522A Blister (nonthermal) of oral cavity, initial ...
            • S00.522D Blister (nonthermal) of oral cavity, subseque...
            • S00.522S …… sequela
        • S00.53 Contusion of lip and oral cavity
        • S00.54 External constriction of lip and oral cavity
          • S00.541 External constriction of lip
            • S00.541A External constriction of lip, initial encount...
            • S00.541D External constriction of lip, subsequent enco...
            • S00.541S …… sequela
          • S00.542 External constriction of oral cavity
            • S00.542A External constriction of oral cavity, initial...
            • S00.542D External constriction of oral cavity, subsequ...
            • S00.542S External constriction of oral cavity, sequela...
        • S00.55 Superficial foreign body of lip and oral cavi...
          • S00.551 Superficial foreign body of lip
            • S00.551A Superficial foreign body of lip, initial enco...
            • S00.551D Superficial foreign body of lip, subsequent e...
            • S00.551S …… sequela
          • S00.552 Superficial foreign body of oral cavity
            • S00.552A Superficial foreign body of oral cavity, init...
            • S00.552D Superficial foreign body of oral cavity, subs...
            • S00.552S Superficial foreign body of oral cavity, sequ...
        • S00.56 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of lip and oral cav...
          • S00.561 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of lip
            • S00.561A Insect bite (nonvenomous) of lip, initial enc...
            • S00.561D Insect bite (nonvenomous) of lip, subsequent ...
            • S00.561S …… sequela
          • S00.562 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of oral cavity
            • S00.562A Insect bite (nonvenomous) of oral cavity, ini...
            • S00.562D Insect bite (nonvenomous) of oral cavity, sub...
            • S00.562S Insect bite (nonvenomous) of oral cavity, seq...
        • S00.57 Other superficial bite of lip and oral cavity...
          • S00.571 Other superficial bite of lip
            • S00.571A Other superficial bite of lip, initial encoun...
            • S00.571D Other superficial bite of lip, subsequent enc...
            • S00.571S …… sequela
          • S00.572 Other superficial bite of oral cavity
            • S00.572A Other superficial bite of oral cavity, initia...
            • S00.572D Other superficial bite of oral cavity, subseq...
            • S00.572S Other superficial bite of oral cavity, sequel...
      • S00.8 Superficial injury of other parts of head
        • S00.80 Unspecified superficial injury of other part ...
          • S00.80XA Unspecified superficial injury of other part ...
          • S00.80XD Unspecified superficial injury of other part ...
          • S00.80XS Unspecified superficial injury of other part ...
        • S00.81 Abrasion of other part of head
          • S00.81XA Abrasion of other part of head, initial encou...
          • S00.81XD Abrasion of other part of head, subsequent en...
          • S00.81XS …… sequela
        • S00.82 Blister (nonthermal) of other part of head
          • S00.82XA Blister (nonthermal) of other part of head, i...
          • S00.82XD Blister (nonthermal) of other part of head, s...
          • S00.82XS Blister (nonthermal) of other part of head, s...
        • S00.83 Contusion of other part of head
          • S00.83XA Contusion of other part of head, initial enco...
          • S00.83XD Contusion of other part of head, subsequent e...
          • S00.83XS …… sequela
        • S00.84 External constriction of other part of head
          • S00.84XA External constriction of other part of head, ...
          • S00.84XD External constriction of other part of head, ...
          • S00.84XS External constriction of other part of head, ...
        • S00.85 Superficial foreign body of other part of hea...
          • S00.85XA Superficial foreign body of other part of hea...
          • S00.85XD Superficial foreign body of other part of hea...
          • S00.85XS Superficial foreign body of other part of hea...
        • S00.86 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of other part of he...
          • S00.86XA Insect bite (nonvenomous) of other part of he...
          • S00.86XD Insect bite (nonvenomous) of other part of he...
          • S00.86XS Insect bite (nonvenomous) of other part of he...
        • S00.87 Other superficial bite of other part of head
          • S00.87XA Other superficial bite of other part of head,...
          • S00.87XD Other superficial bite of other part of head,...
          • S00.87XS Other superficial bite of other part of head,...
      • S00.9 Superficial injury of unspecified part of hea...
        • S00.90 Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
          • S00.90XA Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
          • S00.90XD Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
          • S00.90XS Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified...
        • S00.91 Abrasion of unspecified part of head
          • S00.91XA Abrasion of unspecified part of head, initial...
          • S00.91XD Abrasion of unspecified part of head, subsequ...
          • S00.91XS Abrasion of unspecified part of head, sequela...
        • S00.92 Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified part of h...
          • S00.92XA Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified part of h...
          • S00.92XD Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified part of h...
          • S00.92XS Blister (nonthermal) of unspecified part of h...
        • S00.93 Contusion of unspecified part of head
          • S00.93XA Contusion of unspecified part of head, initia...
          • S00.93XD Contusion of unspecified part of head, subseq...
          • S00.93XS Contusion of unspecified part of head, sequel...
        • S00.94 External constriction of unspecified part of ...
          • S00.94XA External constriction of unspecified part of ...
          • S00.94XD External constriction of unspecified part of ...
          • S00.94XS External constriction of unspecified part of ...
        • S00.95 Superficial foreign body of unspecified part ...
          • S00.95XA Superficial foreign body of unspecified part ...
          • S00.95XD Superficial foreign body of unspecified part ...
          • S00.95XS Superficial foreign body of unspecified part ...
        • S00.96 Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified part...
          • S00.96XA Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified part...
          • S00.96XD Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified part...
          • S00.96XS Insect bite (nonvenomous) of unspecified part...
        • S00.97 Other superficial bite of unspecified part of...
          • S00.97XA Other superficial bite of unspecified part of...
          • S00.97XD Other superficial bite of unspecified part of...
          • S00.97XS Other superficial bite of unspecified part of...
    S00.-
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    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S09
    • S09 Other and unspecified injuries of head
      • S09.0 Injury of blood vessels of head, not elsewher...
        • S09.0XXA Injury of blood vessels of head, not elsewher...
        • S09.0XXD Injury of blood vessels of head, not elsewher...
        • S09.0XXS Injury of blood vessels of head, not elsewher...
      • S09.1 Injury of muscle and tendon of head
        • S09.10 Unspecified injury of muscle and tendon of he...
          • S09.10XA Unspecified injury of muscle and tendon of he...
          • S09.10XD Unspecified injury of muscle and tendon of he...
          • S09.10XS Unspecified injury of muscle and tendon of he...
        • S09.11 Strain of muscle and tendon of head
          • S09.11XA Strain of muscle and tendon of head, initial ...
          • S09.11XD Strain of muscle and tendon of head, subseque...
          • S09.11XS …… sequela
        • S09.12 Laceration of muscle and tendon of head
          • S09.12XA Laceration of muscle and tendon of head, init...
          • S09.12XD Laceration of muscle and tendon of head, subs...
          • S09.12XS Laceration of muscle and tendon of head, sequ...
        • S09.19 Other specified injury of muscle and tendon o...
          • S09.19XA Other specified injury of muscle and tendon o...
          • S09.19XD Other specified injury of muscle and tendon o...
          • S09.19XS Other specified injury of muscle and tendon o...
      • S09.2 Traumatic rupture of ear drum
        • S09.20 Traumatic rupture of unspecified ear drum
          • S09.20XA Traumatic rupture of unspecified ear drum, in...
          • S09.20XD Traumatic rupture of unspecified ear drum, su...
          • S09.20XS Traumatic rupture of unspecified ear drum, se...
        • S09.21 Traumatic rupture of right ear drum
          • S09.21XA Traumatic rupture of right ear drum, initial ...
          • S09.21XD Traumatic rupture of right ear drum, subseque...
          • S09.21XS …… sequela
        • S09.22 Traumatic rupture of left ear drum
          • S09.22XA Traumatic rupture of left ear drum, initial e...
          • S09.22XD Traumatic rupture of left ear drum, subsequen...
          • S09.22XS …… sequela
      • S09.3 Other specified and unspecified injury of mid...
        • S09.30 Unspecified injury of middle and inner ear
          • S09.301 Unspecified injury of right middle and inner ...
            • S09.301A Unspecified injury of right middle and inner ...
            • S09.301D Unspecified injury of right middle and inner ...
            • S09.301S Unspecified injury of right middle and inner ...
          • S09.302 Unspecified injury of left middle and inner e...
            • S09.302A Unspecified injury of left middle and inner e...
            • S09.302D Unspecified injury of left middle and inner e...
            • S09.302S Unspecified injury of left middle and inner e...
          • S09.309 Unspecified injury of unspecified middle and ...
            • S09.309A Unspecified injury of unspecified middle and ...
            • S09.309D Unspecified injury of unspecified middle and ...
            • S09.309S Unspecified injury of unspecified middle and ...
        • S09.31 Primary blast injury of ear
          • S09.311 Primary blast injury of right ear
            • S09.311A Primary blast injury of right ear, initial en...
            • S09.311D Primary blast injury of right ear, subsequent...
            • S09.311S …… sequela
          • S09.312 Primary blast injury of left ear
            • S09.312A Primary blast injury of left ear, initial enc...
            • S09.312D Primary blast injury of left ear, subsequent ...
            • S09.312S …… sequela
          • S09.313 Primary blast injury of ear, bilateral
            • S09.313A Primary blast injury of ear, bilateral, initi...
            • S09.313D Primary blast injury of ear, bilateral, subse...
            • S09.313S Primary blast injury of ear, bilateral, seque...
          • S09.319 Primary blast injury of unspecified ear
            • S09.319A Primary blast injury of unspecified ear, init...
            • S09.319D Primary blast injury of unspecified ear, subs...
            • S09.319S Primary blast injury of unspecified ear, sequ...
        • S09.39 Other specified injury of middle and inner ea...
          • S09.391 Other specified injury of right middle and in...
            • S09.391A Other specified injury of right middle and in...
            • S09.391D Other specified injury of right middle and in...
            • S09.391S Other specified injury of right middle and in...
          • S09.392 Other specified injury of left middle and inn...
            • S09.392A Other specified injury of left middle and inn...
            • S09.392D Other specified injury of left middle and inn...
            • S09.392S Other specified injury of left middle and inn...
          • S09.399 Other specified injury of unspecified middle ...
            • S09.399A Other specified injury of unspecified middle ...
            • S09.399D Other specified injury of unspecified middle ...
            • S09.399S Other specified injury of unspecified middle ...
      • S09.8 Other specified injuries of head
        • S09.8XXA Other specified injuries of head, initial enc...
        • S09.8XXD Other specified injuries of head, subsequent ...
        • S09.8XXS …… sequela
      • S09.9 Unspecified injury of face and head
        • S09.90 Unspecified injury of head
          • S09.90XA Unspecified injury of head, initial encounter...
          • S09.90XD Unspecified injury of head, subsequent encoun...
          • S09.90XS …… sequela
        • S09.91 Unspecified injury of ear
        • S09.92 Unspecified injury of nose
          • S09.92XA Unspecified injury of nose, initial encounter...
          • S09.92XD Unspecified injury of nose, subsequent encoun...
          • S09.92XS …… sequela
        • S09.93 Unspecified injury of face
          • S09.93XA Unspecified injury of face, initial encounter...
          • S09.93XD Unspecified injury of face, subsequent encoun...
          • S09.93XS …… sequela
    S09.-
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The following code(s) above G96.09 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 G96.09:
  • 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
  • G96.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.0

    Cerebrospinal fluid leak

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 - Converted to Parent Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • if applicable:
    • intracranial hypotension (G96.81-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture (G97.0)
    Cerebrospinal fluid leak
ICD-10-CM G96.09 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
Code History
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): New code

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G96.09:
  • Leak, leakage
    • cerebrospinal fluid G96.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.00

      Cerebrospinal fluid leak, unspecified

        2021 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
      Code Also
      • spinal
        • postoperative G96.09
        • post-traumatic G96.09
        • specified NEC G96.09

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G96.09
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
G96.02 Spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak, spontaneous
G96.08 Other cranial cerebrospinal fluid leak
G96.09 Other spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak
G96.1 Disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
G96.11 Dural tear
G96.12 Meningeal adhesions (cerebral) (spinal)
G96.19 Other disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
G96.191 Perineural cyst
G96.198 Other disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
G96.8 Other specified disorders of central nervous system
G96.81 Intracranial hypotension
G96.810 …… unspecified
G96.811 …… spontaneous

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