Chapter VI

Diseases of the nervous system
(G00-G99)

Demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system
(G35-G37)

G35 Multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (of):
· NOS
· brain stem
· cord
· disseminated
· generalized

G36 Other acute disseminated demyelination
Excludes: postinfectious encephalitis and encephalomyelitis NOS ( G04.8 )
G36.0 Neuromyelitis optica [Devic]
Demyelination in optic neuritis
Excludes: optic neuritis NOS ( H46 )
G36.1 Acute and subacute haemorrhagic leukoencephalitis [Hurst]
G36.8 Other specified acute disseminated demyelination
G36.9 Acute disseminated demyelination, unspecified

G37 Other demyelinating diseases of central nervous system
G37.0 Diffuse sclerosis
Periaxial encephalitis
Schilder's disease
Excludes: adrenoleukodystrophy [Addison-Schilder] ( E71.3 )
G37.1 Central demyelination of corpus callosum
G37.2 Central pontine myelinolysis
G37.3 Acute transverse myelitis in demyelinating disease of central nervous system
Acute transverse myelitis NOS
Excludes: multiple sclerosis ( G35 )
neuromyelitis optica [Devic] ( G36.0 )
G37.4 Subacute necrotizing myelitis
G37.5 Concentric sclerosis [Baló]
G37.8 Other specified demyelinating diseases of central nervous system
G37.9 Demyelinating disease of central nervous system, unspecified


Processed on 29.10.2004 M.S. Source: World Health Organization © Copyright WHO/DIMDI 1994/2004