2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G97.1

Other reaction to spinal and lumbar puncture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • G97.1 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 G97.1 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G97.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 G97.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Headache due to lumbar puncture
The following code(s) above G97.1 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 G97.1:
  • 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
  • G97
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G97

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • intraoperative and postprocedural cerebrovascular infarction (I97.81-, I97.82-)
    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Headache following lumbar puncture
  • Reaction to spinal puncture
  • Spinal headache
ICD-10-CM G97.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 102 Headaches with mcc
  • 103 Headaches without mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert G97.1 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 G97.1:
  • Type 2 Excludes: G44
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G44

    Other headache syndromes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • headache NOS (R51)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • atypical facial pain (G50.1)
    • headache due to lumbar puncture (G97.1)
    • migraines (G43.-)
    • trigeminal neuralgia (G50.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G97.1:
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
  • Headache R51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R51

    Headache

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Facial pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • atypical face pain (G50.1)
    • migraine and other headache syndromes (G43-G44)
    • trigeminal neuralgia (G50.0)
    • lumbar puncture G97.1
    • postspinal puncture G97.1
    • spinal fluid loss G97.1 (from puncture)
  • Reaction - see also Disorder
    • fluid loss, cerebrospinal G97.1
    • lumbar puncture G97.1
    • spinal puncture G97.1
  • Syncope (near) (pre-) R55
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R55

    Syncope and collapse

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Blackout
    • Fainting
    • Vasovagal attack
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cardiogenic shock (R57.0)
    • carotid sinus syncope (G90.01)
    • heat syncope (T67.1)
    • neurocirculatory asthenia (F45.8)
    • neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (G90.3)
    • orthostatic hypotension (I95.1)
    • postprocedural shock (T81.1-)
    • psychogenic syncope (F48.8)
    • shock NOS (R57.9)
    • shock complicating or following abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.3)
    • shock complicating or following labor and delivery (O75.1)
    • Stokes-Adams attack (I45.9)
    • unconsciousness NOS (R40.2-)
    • due to spinal G97.1 (lumbar)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G97.1
G96 Other disorders of central nervous system
G96.0 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
G96.8 Other specified disorders of central nervous system
G96.9 Disorder of central nervous system, unspecified
G97 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system, not elsewhere classified
G97.0 Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture
G97.1 Other reaction to spinal and lumbar puncture
G97.2 Intracranial hypotension following ventricular shunting
G97.3 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating a procedure
G97.31 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating a nervous system procedure
G97.32 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating other procedure
G97.4 Accidental puncture and laceration of a nervous system organ or structure during a procedure
G97.41 Accidental puncture or laceration of dura during a procedure
G97.48 Accidental puncture and laceration of other nervous system organ or structure during a nervous system procedure
G97.49 Accidental puncture and laceration of other nervous system organ or structure during other procedure
G97.5 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a nervous system organ or structure following a procedure
G97.51 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a nervous system organ or structure following a nervous system procedure

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