Encephalomyelitis

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term encephalomyelitis to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Encephalomyelitis - See Also: Encephalitis; - G04.90 Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified
    • acute disseminated - G04.00 Acute disseminated encephalitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified
      • infectious - G04.01 Postinfectious acute disseminated encephalitis and encephalomyelitis (postinfectious ADEM)
      • noninfectious - G04.81 Other encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
      • postimmunization - G04.02 Postimmunization acute disseminated encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis
      • postinfectious - G04.01 Postinfectious acute disseminated encephalitis and encephalomyelitis (postinfectious ADEM)
    • acute necrotizing hemorrhagic - G04.30 Acute necrotizing hemorrhagic encephalopathy, unspecified
      • postimmunization - G04.32 Postimmunization acute necrotizing hemorrhagic encephalopathy
      • postinfectious - G04.31 Postinfectious acute necrotizing hemorrhagic encephalopathy
      • specified NEC - G04.39 Other acute necrotizing hemorrhagic encephalopathy
    • benign myalgic - G93.3 Postviral fatigue syndrome
    • equine - A83.9 Mosquito-borne viral encephalitis, unspecified
      • Eastern - A83.2 Eastern equine encephalitis
      • Venezuelan - A92.2 Venezuelan equine fever
      • Western - A83.1 Western equine encephalitis
    • in diseases classified elsewhere - G05.3 Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis in diseases classified elsewhere
    • myalgic, benign - G93.3 Postviral fatigue syndrome
    • postchickenpox - B01.11 Varicella encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
    • postinfectious NEC - G04.01 Postinfectious acute disseminated encephalitis and encephalomyelitis (postinfectious ADEM)
    • postmeasles - B05.0 Measles complicated by encephalitis
    • postvaccinal - G04.02 Postimmunization acute disseminated encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis
    • postvaricella - B01.11 Varicella encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
    • rubella - B06.01 Rubella encephalitis
    • specified NEC - G04.81 Other encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
    • Venezuelan equine - A92.2 Venezuelan equine fever

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to encephalomyelitis within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Encephalomyelitis: A general term indicating inflammation of the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD, often used to indicate an infectious process, but also applicable to a variety of autoimmune and toxic-metabolic conditions. There is significant overlap regarding the usage of this term and ENCEPHALITIS in the literature.

Rubella: An acute infectious disease caused by the RUBELLA VIRUS. The virus enters the respiratory tract via airborne droplet and spreads to the LYMPHATIC SYSTEM.