ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 348.89

Brain conditions NEC

Diagnosis Code 348.89

ICD-9: 348.89
Short Description: Brain conditions NEC
Long Description: Other conditions of brain
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 348.89

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (320–359)
    • Other disorders of the central nervous system (340-349)
      • 348 Other conditions of brain

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Absence seizure with automatisms
  • Automatism
  • Basal ganglia degeneration with calcification
  • Borries' syndrome
  • Brainstem death
  • Cerebral alteration
  • Cerebral calcification
  • Cerebral loiasis
  • Cerebral pseudosclerosis
  • Cerebral ventricular distension
  • Cerebral ventriculomegaly
  • Command automatism
  • Cortical paralysis of fixation syndrome
  • Discrimination disorder
  • Dorsal midbrain syndrome
  • Hamartoma of brain
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypotension
  • Infectious disease of brain
  • Intracranial epidural granuloma
  • Intracranial granuloma
  • Intracranial subdural granuloma
  • Ischemic encephalopathy
  • Language disorder associated with right hemisphere damage
  • Lesion of brain
  • Localized cranial lesion
  • Mass lesion of brain
  • Mega cisterna magna
  • Motor cortical disorder
  • Parkinsonism with calcification of basal ganglia
  • Perry syndrome
  • Plasmodium falciparum malaria with cerebral complications
  • Pneumocephalus
  • Polioencephalopathy
  • Premotor cortex syndrome
  • Sensory somatic cortical disorder
  • Stenosis of foramen magnum
  • Suprasellar syndrome
  • Sylvian aqueduct syndrome
  • Syringoencephalia
  • Syringoencephalomyelia
  • Tension pneumocephalus
  • Thalamic pain
  • Thalamic syndrome
  • West syndrome

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 348.89 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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.

  • Basal ganglia dysfunction
  • Brain abscess
  • Brain surgery
  • Brain surgery - discharge
  • Central pontine myelinolysis
  • Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) collection
  • EEG
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatocerebral degeneration
  • Increased intracranial pressure
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage of the newborn
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Subdural hematoma
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

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