Cysticercosis, cysticerciasis

"Cysticercosis, cysticerciasis" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "cysticercosis, cysticerciasis"

  • Cysticercosis, cysticerciasis - B69.9 Cysticercosis, unspecified
    • brain - B69.0 Cysticercosis of central nervous system
    • central nervous system - B69.0 Cysticercosis of central nervous system
    • cerebral - B69.0 Cysticercosis of central nervous system
    • ocular - B69.1 Cysticercosis of eye
    • specified NEC - B69.89 Cysticercosis of other sites
    • with
      • epileptiform fits - B69.0 Cysticercosis of central nervous system
      • myositis - B69.81 Myositis in cysticercosis

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Brain: The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.

Central Nervous System: The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.