Results 1 to 2 of 2

Need ICD-9 Code for CLIPPERS DISEASE

  1. #1
    Default Need ICD-9 Code for CLIPPERS DISEASE
    Exam Training Packages
    Can anyone help me out? I need the ICD-9 code for CLIPPERS - Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive
    to steroids.
    Thank-you

  2. #2
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    1,087
    Default
    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

Similar Threads

  1. Crohn's disease, ICD-10
    By sopka9476 in forum ICD-10
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-14-2015, 07:42 AM
  2. ICD-9 for Duchenne Disease
    By dmance in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-01-2015, 06:03 AM
  3. ICD-9 Code for Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease
    By ADHayslip in forum Hematology/Oncology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-28-2010, 12:06 PM
  4. ICD-9 "code first underlying disease" examples
    By brenda Shafer in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-07-2009, 02:15 PM
  5. ICD-9 for disease prevalence
    By lwatts1 in forum OB/GYN
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-13-2009, 03:55 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.