ICD-10-CM Code G97.0

Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

G97.0 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code G97.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like cerebrospinal fluid leak or cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture.

ICD-10:G97.0
Short Description:Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture
Long Description:Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code G97.0:

Code Also

Code Also
A "code also" note instructs that two codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but this note does not provide sequencing direction.
  • any associated diagnoses or complications, such as:
  • intracranial hypotension following a procedure G97.83 G97.84

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 G97.0 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Cerebrospinal fluid leak
  • Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture

Convert G97.0 to ICD-9

  • 997.09 - Surg comp nerv systm NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Other disorders of the nervous system (G89-G99)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of nervous sys, NEC (G97)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021