Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 348.3
Encephalopathy, not elsewhere classified
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 348.3 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a pathologic process involving the brain
  • A disorder of the brain that can be caused by disease, injury, drugs, or chemicals
  • A functional and/or structural disorder of the brain caused by diseases (e.g. Liver disease, kidney disease), medications, chemicals, and injuries
  • Degenerative diseases of the brain
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