Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 053.12
Postherpetic trigeminal neuralgia
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Postherpes trigem neural.
  • ICD-9-CM 053.12 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 053.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Post-herpetic trigeminal neuralgia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 053.12 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B02.22 Postherpetic trigeminal neuralgia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 053.12:
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • Fothergill's (see also Neuralgia, trigeminal) 350.1
      • postherpetic 053.12
    • postherpetic NEC 053.19
      • geniculate ganglion 053.11
      • ophthalmic 053.19
      • trifacial 053.12
      • trigeminal 053.12
    • trigeminal (nerve) 350.1
      • postherpetic 053.12
  • Postherpetic neuralgia (intercostal) (syndrome) (zoster) 053.19
    • trigeminal 053.12
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • trigeminal nerve 350.1
      • postherpetic 053.12
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