Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 348.39
Other encephalopathy
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 348.39 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 348.39 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 348.39 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G93.49 Other encephalopathy
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I67.83 Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Drug-induced encephalopathy
  • Encephalopathy, multifactorial
  • Encephalopathy, static
  • Hyperammonemic encephalopathy
  • Infantile encephalopathy AND lactic acidosis
  • Legionella encephalopathy
  • Multifactorial encephalopathy
  • Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
  • Progressive encephalopathy with edema, hypsarrhythmia and optic atrophy syndrome
  • Static encephalopathy
348.39 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 348.39:
  • Encephalopathy (acute) 348.30
    • other specified type NEC 348.39
  • Meningoencephalopathy (see also Meningoencephalitis) 348.39
  • PRES (posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome) 348.39
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • posterior
      • cervical sympathetic 723.2
      • fossa compression 348.4
      • inferior cerebellar artery (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • reversible encephalopathy (PRES) 348.39
    • Susac 348.39
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