Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 046.71
Gerstmann-straussler-scheinker syndrome
  • Short description: Gerstmn-Straus-Schnk syn.
  • ICD-9-CM 046.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 046.71 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 046.71 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A81.82 Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Gerstmann-straussler-Scheinker syndrome
Applies To
  • GSS syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 046.71:
  • Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome (GSS) 046.71
  • GSS (Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome) 046.71
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker (GSS) 046.71
    • GSS (Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker) 046.71
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