A81.8: Other atypical virus infections of central nervous system
You have a disease of the brain that was caused by altered proteins or viruses.
The brain is made up of several areas. For example, the cerebrum is used to think and plan actions. In the cerebellum, movements are initialized and coordinated. The brain stem is responsible for various unconscious tasks such as breathing. The brain stem passes into the spinal cord.
When your brain has been damaged by viruses or altered proteins, you may have various symptoms. Thinking and behavior may change. Sometimes you may no longer be able to move properly. You can for instance also have seizures.
This disease often makes you severely ill.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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