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ICD 10 Code A17.0

Tuberculous meningitis

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A disease of the meninges, caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This disease is characterized by fever, headache, or neurological deficits. Transmission is through haematogenous spread to the meninges after inhalation of infected respiratory secretions. Confirmation is by identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the cerebrospinal fluid.
  • A17.0 is a billable ICD-10 medical codes that provide a detailed representation of a patient's conditions or diagnoses.
  • ICD-10-CM codes are used for a variety of purposes, including statistics and for billing and claims reimbursement.
  • This is the American ICD 10 CM Version Of A17.0 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 Code A17.0 Exclude 1:

    • tuberculous meningoencephalitis (A17.82,)

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A17.0

    • Tuberculosis of meninges (cerebral)(spinal)
    • Tuberculous leptomeningitis

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A17.0


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A17.0:
  • Adhesions, adhesive   K66.0
    • meninges   G96.12
      • tuberculous   A17.0
  • Meningitis   G03.9
    • caseous   A17.0
    • tuberculous   A17.0
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous   A15.9
    • abscess   A15.9
      • meninges   A17.0
    • arachnoid   A17.0
    • cerebrospinal   A17.81
      • meninges   A17.0
    • dura   A17.0
    • leptomeninges, leptomeningitis   A17.0
    • meninges, meningitis   A17.0
    • pachymeningitis   A17.0
    • spine, spinal   A18.01
      • membrane   A17.0
      • meninges   A17.0

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 01|25|
    • MDC Type : Surgical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |023-027|094-096|974-976|
      • 023 -- CRANIO W MAJOR DEV IMPL/ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PDX W MCC OR CHEMO IMPLANT
      • 024 -- CRANIO W MAJOR DEV IMPL/ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PDX W/O MCC
      • 025 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W MCC
      • 026 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W CC
      • 027 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W/O CC/MCC
      • 094 -- BACTERIAL & TUBERCULOUS INFECTIONS OF NERVOUS SYSTEM W MCC
      • 095 -- BACTERIAL & TUBERCULOUS INFECTIONS OF NERVOUS SYSTEM W CC
      • 096 -- BACTERIAL & TUBERCULOUS INFECTIONS OF NERVOUS SYSTEM W/O CC/MCC
      • 974 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W MCC
      • 975 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W CC
      • 976 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 1
    • Description : Tuberculosis
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 1
    • Level 1 Description : Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 1.1
    • Level 2 Description : Bacterial infection

  • Prevention Quality Indicators (admissions for 'ambulatory care sensitive conditions')
    ACSC

    A17.0 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    • Non-emergent - 0%
    • Emergent/Primary Care Treatable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of injury 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0%
    • Unclassified 100%

Health Topic Realted To Tuberculous meningitis

Also called: Spinal meningitisMeningitis is inflammation of the thin tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, called the meninges. There are several types of meningitis. The most common is viral meningitis. You get it when a virus enters the body through the nose or mouth and travels to the ...

Also called: TBTuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body. TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, or talks. If you ...

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