Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 090.42
Congenital syphilitic meningitis
  • Short description: Congen syph meningitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 090.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 090.42 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: 090.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A50.41 Late congenital syphilitic meningitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Late congenital syphilitic meningitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 090.42:
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
  • Syphilis, syphilitic (acquired) 097.9
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