Valid for Submission
A52.04 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of syphilitic cerebral arteritis. The code A52.04 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code A52.04 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like cerebral arteritis or syphilitic cerebral arteritis.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code A52.04 are found in the index:
- - Arteritis - I77.6
- - Endarteritis (bacterial, subacute) (infective) - I77.6
- - Neurosyphilis (arrested) (early) (gumma) (late) (latent) (recurrent) (relapse) - A52.3
- - arteritis (any artery) (cerebral) - A52.04
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Cerebral arteritis
- Syphilitic cerebral arteritis
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert A52.04 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code A52.04 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
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