Meningitis (basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic)

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term meningitis (basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) 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".

  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) - G03.9 Meningitis, unspecified
    • abacterial - G03.0 Nonpyogenic meningitis
    • actinomycotic - A42.81 Actinomycotic meningitis
    • adenoviral - A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis
    • arbovirus - A87.8 Other viral meningitis
    • aseptic (acute) - G03.0 Nonpyogenic meningitis
    • bacterial - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
      • Escherichia coli (E. coli) - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
      • Friedländer (bacillus) - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
      • gram-negative - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
      • H. influenzae - G00.0 Hemophilus meningitis
      • Klebsiella - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
      • pneumococcal - G00.1 Pneumococcal meningitis
      • specified organism NEC - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
      • staphylococcal - G00.3 Staphylococcal meningitis
      • streptococcal (acute) - G00.2 Streptococcal meningitis
    • benign recurrent (Mollaret) - G03.2 Benign recurrent meningitis [Mollaret]
    • candidal - B37.5 Candidal meningitis
    • caseous (tuberculous) - A17.0 Tuberculous meningitis
    • cerebrospinal - A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
    • chronic NEC - G03.1 Chronic meningitis
    • clear cerebrospinal fluid NEC - G03.0 Nonpyogenic meningitis
    • coxsackievirus - A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
    • cryptococcal - B45.1 Cerebral cryptococcosis
    • diplococcal (gram positive) - A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
    • echovirus - A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
    • enteroviral - A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
    • eosinophilic - B83.2 Angiostrongyliasis due to Parastrongylus cantonensis
    • epidemic NEC - A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
    • Escherichia coli (E. coli) - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • fibrinopurulent - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
      • specified organism NEC - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • Friedländer (bacillus) - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • gonococcal - A54.81 Gonococcal meningitis
    • gram-negative cocci - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
    • gram-positive cocci - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
    • H. influenzae - G00.0 Hemophilus meningitis
    • Haemophilus (influenzae) - G00.0 Hemophilus meningitis
    • in (due to)
      • adenovirus - A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis
      • African trypanosomiasis - B56.9 African trypanosomiasis, unspecified
      • anthrax - A22.8 Other forms of anthrax
      • bacterial disease NEC - A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases
      • Chagas' disease (chronic) - B57.41 Meningitis in Chagas' disease
      • chickenpox - B01.0 Varicella meningitis
      • coccidioidomycosis - B38.4 Coccidioidomycosis meningitis
      • Diplococcus pneumoniae - G00.1 Pneumococcal meningitis
      • enterovirus - A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
      • herpes (simplex) virus - B00.3 Herpesviral meningitis
        • zoster - B02.1 Zoster meningitis
      • infectious mononucleosis - B27.92 Infectious mononucleosis, unspecified with meningitis
      • leptospirosis - A27.81 Aseptic meningitis in leptospirosis
      • Listeria monocytogenes - A32.11 Listerial meningitis
      • Lyme disease - A69.21 Meningitis due to Lyme disease
      • measles - B05.1 Measles complicated by meningitis
      • mumps (virus) - B26.1 Mumps meningitis
      • neurosyphilis (late) - A52.13 Late syphilitic meningitis
      • parasitic disease NEC - B89 Unspecified parasitic disease
      • poliovirus - A80.9 Acute poliomyelitis, unspecified
      • preventive immunization, inoculation or vaccination - G03.8 Meningitis due to other specified causes
      • rubella - B06.02 Rubella meningitis
      • Salmonella infection - A02.21 Salmonella meningitis
      • specified cause NEC - G03.8 Meningitis due to other specified causes
      • Streptococcal pneumoniae - G00.1 Pneumococcal meningitis
      • typhoid fever - A01.01 Typhoid meningitis
      • varicella - B01.0 Varicella meningitis
      • viral disease NEC - A87.8 Other viral meningitis
      • whooping cough - A37.90 Whooping cough, unspecified species without pneumonia
      • zoster - B02.1 Zoster meningitis
    • infectious - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
    • influenzal (H. influenzae) - G00.0 Hemophilus meningitis
    • Klebsiella - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • leptospiral (aseptic) - A27.81 Aseptic meningitis in leptospirosis
    • lymphocytic (acute) (benign) (serous) - A87.2 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
    • meningococcal - A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
    • Mima polymorpha - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • Mollaret (benign recurrent) - G03.2 Benign recurrent meningitis [Mollaret]
    • monilial - B37.5 Candidal meningitis
    • mycotic NEC - B49 Unspecified mycosis
    • Neisseria - A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
    • nonbacterial - G03.0 Nonpyogenic meningitis
    • nonpyogenic NEC - G03.0 Nonpyogenic meningitis
    • ossificans - G96.19 Other disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
    • pneumococcal streptococcus pneumoniae - G00.1 Pneumococcal meningitis
    • poliovirus - A80.9 Acute poliomyelitis, unspecified
    • postmeasles - B05.1 Measles complicated by meningitis
    • purulent - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
      • specified organism NEC - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • pyogenic - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
      • specified organism NEC - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • Salmonella (arizonae) (Cholerae-Suis) (enteritidis) (typhimurium) - A02.21 Salmonella meningitis
    • septic - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
      • specified organism NEC - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • serosa circumscripta NEC - G03.0 Nonpyogenic meningitis
    • serous NEC - G93.2 Benign intracranial hypertension
    • specified organism NEC - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • sporotrichosis - B42.81 Cerebral sporotrichosis
    • staphylococcal - G00.3 Staphylococcal meningitis
    • sterile - G03.0 Nonpyogenic meningitis
    • Streptococcal (acute) - G00.2 Streptococcal meningitis
      • pneumoniae - G00.1 Pneumococcal meningitis
    • suppurative - G00.9 Bacterial meningitis, unspecified
      • specified organism NEC - G00.8 Other bacterial meningitis
    • syphilitic (late) (tertiary) - A52.13 Late syphilitic meningitis
      • acute - A51.41 Secondary syphilitic meningitis
      • congenital - A50.41 Late congenital syphilitic meningitis
      • secondary - A51.41 Secondary syphilitic meningitis
    • Torula histolytica (cryptococcal) - B45.1 Cerebral cryptococcosis
    • traumatic (complication of injury) - T79.8 Other early complications of trauma
    • tuberculous - A17.0 Tuberculous meningitis
    • typhoid - A01.01 Typhoid meningitis
    • viral NEC - A87.9 Viral meningitis, unspecified
    • Yersinia pestis - A20.3 Plague meningitis

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to meningitis (basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Adenoviridae: A family of non-enveloped viruses infecting mammals (MASTADENOVIRUS) and birds (AVIADENOVIRUS) or both (ATADENOVIRUS). Infections may be asymptomatic or result in a variety of diseases.

Anthrax: An acute infection caused by the spore-forming bacteria BACILLUS ANTHRACIS. It commonly affects hoofed animals such as sheep and goats. Infection in humans often involves the skin (cutaneous anthrax), the lungs (inhalation anthrax), or the gastrointestinal tract. Anthrax is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics.

Arboviruses: Arthropod-borne viruses. A non-taxonomic designation for viruses that can replicate in both vertebrate hosts and arthropod vectors. Included are some members of the following families: ARENAVIRIDAE; BUNYAVIRIDAE; REOVIRIDAE; TOGAVIRIDAE; and FLAVIVIRIDAE. (From Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed)

Chickenpox: A highly contagious infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). It usually affects children, is spread by direct contact or respiratory route via droplet nuclei, and is characterized by the appearance on the skin and mucous membranes of successive crops of typical pruritic vesicular lesions that are easily broken and become scabbed. Chickenpox is relatively benign in children, but may be complicated by pneumonia and encephalitis in adults. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Coccidioidomycosis: Infection with a fungus of the genus COCCIDIOIDES, endemic to the SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. It is sometimes called valley fever but should not be confused with RIFT VALLEY FEVER. Infection is caused by inhalation of airborne, fungal particles known as arthroconidia, a form of FUNGAL SPORES. A primary form is an acute, benign, self-limited respiratory infection. A secondary form is a virulent, severe, chronic, progressive granulomatous disease with systemic involvement. It can be detected by use of COCCIDIOIDIN.

Enterovirus B, Human: A species of ENTEROVIRUS infecting humans and containing 36 serotypes. It is comprised of all the echoviruses and a few coxsackieviruses, including all of those previously named coxsackievirus B.

Enterovirus: A genus of the family PICORNAVIRIDAE whose members preferentially inhabit the intestinal tract of a variety of hosts. The genus contains many species. Newly described members of human enteroviruses are assigned continuous numbers with the species designated "human enterovirus".

Gram-Positive Cocci: Coccus-shaped bacteria that retain the crystal violet stain when treated by Gram's method.

Infectious Mononucleosis: A common, acute infection usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (HERPESVIRUS 4, HUMAN). There is an increase in mononuclear white blood cells and other atypical lymphocytes, generalized lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, and occasionally hepatomegaly with hepatitis.

Klebsiella: A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms arrange singly, in pairs, or short chains. This genus is commonly found in the intestinal tract and is an opportunistic pathogen that can give rise to bacteremia, pneumonia, urinary tract and several other types of human infection.

Leptospirosis: Infections with bacteria of the genus LEPTOSPIRA.

Listeria monocytogenes: A species of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria widely distributed in nature. It has been isolated from sewage, soil, silage, and from feces of healthy animals and man. Infection with this bacterium leads to encephalitis, meningitis, endocarditis, and abortion.

Lyme Disease: An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.

Measles: A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM.

Neisseria: A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, coccoid bacteria whose organisms are part of the normal flora of the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and genitourinary tract. Some species are primary pathogens for humans.

Poliovirus: A species of ENTEROVIRUS which is the causal agent of POLIOMYELITIS in humans. Three serotypes (strains) exist. Transmission is by the fecal-oral route, pharyngeal secretions, or mechanical vector (flies). Vaccines with both inactivated and live attenuated virus have proven effective in immunizing against the infection.

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.

Salmonella Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus SALMONELLA.

Sporotrichosis: The commonest and least serious of the deep mycoses, characterized by nodular lesions of the cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues. It is caused by inhalation of contaminated dust or by infection of a wound with SPOROTHRIX.

Typhoid Fever: An acute systemic febrile infection caused by SALMONELLA TYPHI, a serotype of SALMONELLA ENTERICA.

Typhoid Fever: An acute systemic febrile infection caused by SALMONELLA TYPHI, a serotype of SALMONELLA ENTERICA.

Whooping Cough: A respiratory infection caused by BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS and characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.

Yersinia pestis: The etiologic agent of PLAGUE in man, rats, ground squirrels, and other rodents.