Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 348.39
Other encephalopathy
  • Short description: Encephalopathy NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 348.39 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 348.39 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 348.39.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 348.39: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Drug-induced encephalopathy
  • Encephalopathy, multifactorial
  • Encephalopathy, static
  • Hyperammonemic encephalopathy
  • Infantile encephalopathy AND lactic acidosis
  • Legionella encephalopathy
  • Multifactorial encephalopathy
  • Progressive encephalopathy with edema, hypsarrhythmia and optic atrophy syndrome
  • Static encephalopathy (disorder)
348.39 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 348.39 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G93.49 Other encephalopathy
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I67.83 Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 348.39:
  • Encephalopathy (acute) 348.30
    • due to
      • birth injury (intracranial) 767.8
      • dialysis 294.8
      • drugs - (see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals) 348.39
      • hyperinsulinism - see Hyperinsulinism
      • influenza (virus) (see also Influenza) 487.8
      • lack of vitamin (see also Deficiency, vitamin) 269.2
      • nicotinic acid deficiency 291.2
      • serum (nontherapeutic) (therapeutic) 999.5
      • syphilis 094.81
      • trauma (postconcussional) 310.2
        • current (see also Concussion, brain) 850.9
          • with skull fracture - see Fracture, skull, by site, with intracranial injury
      • vaccination 323.51
    • other specified type NEC 348.39
  • Meningoencephalopathy (see also Meningoencephalitis) 348.39
  • PRES (posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome) 348.39
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • posterior
      • cervical sympathetic 723.2
      • fossa compression 348.4
      • inferior cerebellar artery (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • reversible encephalopathy (PRES) 348.39
    • Susac 348.39
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