Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 052.2
Postvaricella myelitis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 052.2 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 052.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Postchickenpox myelitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 052.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B01.12 Varicella myelitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 052.2:
  • Myelitis (ascending) (cerebellar) (childhood) (chronic) (descending) (diffuse) (disseminated) (pressure) (progressive) (spinal cord) (subacute) (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • postchickenpox 052.2
    • postvaricella 052.2
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