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Volume 21, Number 6—June 2015

Hospitalization Frequency and Charges for Neurocysticercosis, United States, 2003–2012

Seth E. O’NealComments to Author  and Robert H. Flecker
Author affiliations: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA

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Table 1

Supporting diagnostic or procedural codes from ICD-9-CM used for conservative case definition for reporting hospitalizations associated with neurocysticercosis*

CCS code Diagnosis or procedure
Diagnostic code
76 Meningitis
77 Encephalitis
78 Other CNS infection and poliomyelitis
83 Epilepsy; convulsions
84 Headache; including migraine
85 Coma; stupor; and brain damage
90 Inflammation; infection of eye
95 Other nervous system disorders
109 Acute cerebrovascular disease
111 Other and ill-defined cerebrovascular disease
112 Transient cerebral ischemia
245 Syncope
650 Adjustment disorders
651 Anxiety disorders
652 Attention-deficit, conduct, and disruptive behavior disorders
653 Delirium, dementia, and amnestic and other cognitive disorders
656 Impulse control disorders, NEC
657 Mood disorders
658 Personality disorders
659 Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
662 Suicide and intentional self-inflicted injury
670 Miscellaneous mental disorders
Procedural codes
1 Incision and excision of CNS
2 Insertion; replacement; or removal of extracranial ventricular shunt
177 Computerized axial tomography (CT) scan head
198 Magnetic resonance imaging
199 Electroencephalogram (EEG)

*A complete list of ICD-9-CM codes used in this study is provided in the online Technical Appendix ( ICD-9-CM, International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification; CCS, Clinical Classification Software groupings of ICD-9-CM codes (12); CNS, central nervous system; NEC, not elsewhere classified.

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