G37.2 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of central pontine myelinolysis. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Central pontine myelinolysis
- Central Pontine Myelinolysis-. a central nervous system disorder caused by demyelination within the central basis pontis of the brain. it is characterized by spastic quadriplegia, pseudobulbar palsy and encephalopathy. it is observed in patients with severe hyponatremia, particularly when the hyponatremia is corrected too rapidly.
Index to Diseases and Injuries References
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 this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index:
- - Myelinolysis, pontine, central - G37.2
Convert to ICD-9 Code
|Source ICD-10 Code||Target ICD-9 Code|
|G37.2||341.8 - Cns demyelination NEC|
|Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.|
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- FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
- FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
- FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
- FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
- FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
- FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
- FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
- FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)