Non-specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 320
Bacterial meningitis
  • There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 320 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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320 Includes
  • arachnoiditis bacterial
  • leptomeningitis bacterial
  • meningitis bacterial
  • meningoencephalitis bacterial
  • meningomyelitis bacterial
  • pachymeningitis bacterial
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