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    Default Need ICD-9 Code for CLIPPERS DISEASE
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    Can anyone help me out? I need the ICD-9 code for CLIPPERS - Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive
    to steroids.

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    Tacoma, WA
    There is not a code this specific in ICD-9 as it is a relatively rare disorder. It is a form of encephalomyelitis so the best you could do would probably be 323.81 Other causes of encephalitis and encephalomyelitis. None of the other terms are found in the book.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, COBGC

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