Valid for Submission
G37.4 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of subacute necrotizing myelitis of central nervous system. The code G37.4 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 G37.4 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute necrotizing myelitis, demyelination of spinal cord or subacute necrotizing myelitis.
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 G37.4 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Acute necrotizing myelitis
- Demyelination of spinal cord
- Subacute necrotizing myelitis
Convert G37.4 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code G37.4 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.
Information for Patients
Degenerative Nerve Diseases
Also called: Neurodegenerative diseases
Degenerative nerve diseases affect many of your body's activities, such as balance, movement, talking, breathing, and heart function. Many of these diseases are genetic. Sometimes the cause is a medical condition such as alcoholism, a tumor, or a stroke. Other causes may include toxins, chemicals, and viruses. Sometimes the cause is not known.
Degenerative nerve diseases include
- Alzheimer's disease
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
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- Huntington's disease
- Lewy body disease
- Parkinson's disease
- Spinal muscular atrophy
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