ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G93.4

Other and unspecified encephalopathy

Diagnosis Code G93.4

ICD-10: G93.4
Short Description: Other and unspecified encephalopathy
Long Description: Other and unspecified encephalopathy
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G93.4

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system
    • Other disorders of the nervous system (G89-G99)
      • Other disorders of brain (G93)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code G93.4 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Brain Diseases

The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement. It regulates the function of many organs. When the brain is healthy, it works quickly and automatically. However, when problems occur, the results can be devastating.

Inflammation in the brain can lead to problems such as vision loss, weakness and paralysis. Loss of brain cells, which happens if you suffer a stroke, can affect your ability to think clearly. Brain tumors can also press on nerves and affect brain function. Some brain diseases are genetic. And we do not know what causes some brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease.

The symptoms of brain diseases vary widely depending on the specific problem. In some cases, damage is permanent. In other cases, treatments such as surgery, medicines, or physical therapy can correct the source of the problem or improve symptoms.

  • Basal ganglia dysfunction
  • Brain abscess
  • Brain surgery
  • Central pontine myelinolysis
  • Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) collection
  • EEG
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

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