Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 013.0
Tuberculous meningitis
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 013.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
013.0 Excludes
  • tuberculoma of meninges (013.1)
Applies To
  • Tuberculosis of meninges (cerebral) (spinal)
  • Tuberculous:
    • leptomeningitis
    • meningoencephalitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 013.0:
  • 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
  • Arachnoiditis (acute) (adhesive) (basic) (brain) (cerebrospinal) (chiasmal) (chronic) (spinal) (see also Meningitis) 322.9
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis, meninges) 013.0
  • Caseous
    • meningitis 013.0
  • Leptomeningitis (chronic) (circumscribed) (hemorrhagic) (nonsuppurative) (see also Meningitis) 322.9
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis, meninges) 013.0
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • caseous (see also Tuberculosis, meninges) 013.0
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis, meninges) 013.0
  • Meningoencephalitis (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis, meninges) 013.0
  • Meningomyelitis (see also Meningoencephalitis) 323.9
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis, meninges) 013.0
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (congenital) (degeneration) (disease) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (gangrene) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) 011.9
    • arachnoid 013.0
    • cerebral (current) 013.2
      • meninges 013.0
    • cerebrospinal 013.6
      • meninges 013.0
    • diffuse (see also Tuberculosis, miliary) 018.9
      • lung - see Tuberculosis, pulmonary
      • meninges 013.0
    • disseminated (see also Tuberculosis, miliary) 018.9
      • meninges 013.0
    • leptomeninges, leptomeningitis (cerebral) (spinal) 013.0
    • membrane, brain 013.0
    • meninges (cerebral) (spinal) 013.0
    • meningitis (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cerebrospinal) (spinal) 013.0
    • meningoencephalitis 013.0
    • pachymeningitis 013.0
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