Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 349.2
Disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: Disorder of meninges NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 349.2 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 349.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 349.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 349.2: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired meningocele
  • Acquired pseudomeningocele
  • Adhesions - cerebral meninges
  • Adhesions - spinal meninges
  • Cyst of spinal meninges
  • Cyst, spinal arachnoid
  • Disorder of meninges
  • Extradural spinal arachnoid cyst
  • Intradural spinal arachnoid cyst
  • Meningeal adhesions
  • Meningeal cyst
  • Meningocele - cerebral
  • Meningocele - cranial
  • Postoperative meningocele
  • Pseudomeningocele
  • Pseudomeningocele, acquired
  • Spinal arachnoid cyst
  • Spinal epidermoid cyst
  • Traumatic cyst of leptomeninges
  • Traumatic meningocele
Applies To
  • Adhesions, meningeal (cerebral) (spinal)
  • Cyst, spinal meninges
  • Meningocele, acquired
  • Pseudomeningocele, acquired
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 349.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G96.12 Meningeal adhesions (cerebral) (spinal)
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G96.19 Other disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 349.2:
  • Adhesion(s), adhesive (postinfectional) (postoperative)
    • meninges 349.2
      • cerebral (any) 349.2
      • congenital 742.8
      • spinal (any) 349.2
      • tuberculous (cerebral) (spinal) (see also Tuberculosis, meninges) 013.0
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • meningocele (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
      • acquired 349.2
  • Calcification
    • choroid plexus 349.2
    • meninges (cerebral) 349.2
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • dura (cerebral) 348.0
      • spinal 349.2
    • meninges (cerebral) 348.0
      • spinal 349.2
    • spinal meninges 349.2
    • subdural (cerebral) 348.0
      • spinal cord 349.2
  • Deformity 738.9
    • choroid (congenital) 743.9
      • acquired 363.8
      • plexus (congenital) 742.9
        • acquired 349.2
    • meninges or membrane (congenital) 742.9
      • brain 742.4
        • acquired 349.2
      • spinal (cord) 742.59
        • acquired 349.2
  • Ependymopathy 349.2
    • spinal cord 349.2
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • meninges 349.2
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • ossificans 349.2
  • Meningocele (congenital) (spinal) (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
    • acquired (traumatic) 349.2
  • Ossification
    • falx cerebri 349.2
    • meninges (cerebral) 349.2
  • Pseudomeningocele (cerebral) (infective) 349.2
    • spinal 349.2
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