ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G92

Toxic encephalopathy

Diagnosis Code G92

ICD-10: G92
Short Description: Toxic encephalopathy
Long Description: Toxic encephalopathy
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G92

Valid for Submission
The code G92 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Other disorders of the nervous system (G89-G99)
      • Toxic encephalopathy (G92)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acquired metabolic and toxic encephalopathies
  • Drug-induced encephalopathy
  • Encephalopathy caused by heavy metal
  • Hyperammonemic encephalopathy
  • Inflammation of brain and spinal cord caused by toxic substance
  • Inflammation of spinal cord caused by toxin
  • Toxic encephalitis
  • Toxic encephalitis caused by thallium
  • Toxic encephalopathy
  • Toxic encephalopathy caused by carbon tetrachloride
  • Toxic encephalopathy caused by hydroxyquinoline
  • Toxic encephalopathy caused by lead
  • Toxic encephalopathy caused by mercury
  • Toxic metabolic encephalopathy

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Brain Diseases

The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement. It regulates the function of many organs. When the brain is healthy, it works quickly and automatically. However, when problems occur, the results can be devastating.

Inflammation in the brain can lead to problems such as vision loss, weakness and paralysis. Loss of brain cells, which happens if you suffer a stroke, can affect your ability to think clearly. Brain tumors can also press on nerves and affect brain function. Some brain diseases are genetic. And we do not know what causes some brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease.

The symptoms of brain diseases vary widely depending on the specific problem. In some cases, damage is permanent. In other cases, treatments such as surgery, medicines, or physical therapy can correct the source of the problem or improve symptoms.

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