ICD-10-CM Code R90.82

White matter disease, unspecified

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R90.82 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of white matter disease, unspecified. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R90.82 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy, encephalopathy due to nutritional deficiency, encephalopathy due to nutritional deficiency, white matter disease, white matter disorder caused by infection, white matter disorder caused by toxin, etc

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.

ICD-10:R90.82
Short Description:White matter disease, unspecified
Long Description:White matter disease, unspecified

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 R90.82 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:

  • Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
  • Encephalopathy due to nutritional deficiency
  • Encephalopathy due to nutritional deficiency
  • White matter disease
  • White matter disorder caused by infection
  • White matter disorder caused by toxin
  • White matter disorder co-occurrent and due to cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
  • White matter disorder due to ischemia
  • White matter disorder due to nutritional deficiency
  • White matter disorder due to vascular abnormality
  • White matter disorder due to vitamin B12 deficiency

Clinical Information

  • LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHIES-. any of various diseases affecting the white matter of the central nervous system.

Convert R90.82 to ICD-9

  • 793.0 - Nonsp abn fd-skull/head (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging and in function studies, without diagnosis (R90-R94)
      • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of cnsl (R90)

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