AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Superficial Siderosis of Brain

A patient with small cell carcinoma of the lung had complaints of finding her words and overall language difficulty. The patient was evaluated by neurology due to these complaints and was diagnosed with siderosis of the brain. The default code assignment for siderosis is J63.4, Siderosis, which falls under category J63, Pneumoconiosis due to other inorganic dusts. This code does not seem correct. What is the appropriate code assignment for siderosis of the brain? ...

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