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Acute necrotizing encephalopathy of childhood (disorder)
Acute necrotizing encephalopathy of childhood
Isolated acute necrotizing encephalopathy
A rare neurologic disease with characteristics of rapid onset of seizures, an altered state of consciousness, neurologic decline, and variable degrees of hepatic dysfunction following a respiratory or gastrointestinal infection (e.g. mycoplasma, influenza virus) in a previously healthy child. Brain MRI of patients reveals bilateral, multiple, symmetrical lesions predominantly observed in thalami and brainstem, but also in periventricular white matter and cerebellum in some cases.
Id763310000
StatusPrimitive
ICD-10 complex map reference set
TargetG31.8
RuleTRUE
AdviceALWAYS G31.8 | POSSIBLE REQUIREMENT FOR ADDITIONAL CODE TO FULLY DESCRIBE DISEASE OR CONDITION
CorrelationSNOMED CT source code to target map code correlation not specified