Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 054.74
Herpes simplex myelitis
  • ICD-9-CM 054.74 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 054.74 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 054.74: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 054.74 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B00.82 Herpes simplex myelitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Myelitis due to herpes simplex
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 054.74:
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
  • Myelitis (ascending) (cerebellar) (childhood) (chronic) (descending) (diffuse) (disseminated) (pressure) (progressive) (spinal cord) (subacute) (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • herpes simplex 054.74
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