Acute transverse myelitis ICD-10
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Acute transverse myelitis ICD-10 codelist for use with hospital and mortality data
Codelist aims to be specific rather than sensitive, and to describe acute transverse myelitis occuring on its own rather than myelitis as part of a broader disease process such as encephalomyelitis or ADEM. Does not include codes which are not specific to acute transverse myelitis, e.g. such as 'Encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis'.
Search and strategy documented on Github here https://github.com/opensafely/codelist-development/issues/135
Note The Brighton collaboration definition of acute myelitis additionally includes G37.9 described as 'Myelitis, transverse' in the Brighton template, but not included here as it is defined as 'Demyelinating disease of central nervous system, unspecified' in the WHO ICD-10 browser (2019)
Signed off by
- Helen McDonald, (Aug. 5, 2021)
- Anna Schultze, (Aug. 5, 2021)
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|G373||Acute transverse myelitis in demyelinating disease of central nervous system|
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Acute transverse myelitis in demyelinating disease of central nervous system (