344.1 PARAPLEGIA NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 344.1

Short Description: Paraplegia NOS

Long Description: Paraplegia

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the nervous system (320–359)
    • Other disorders of the central nervous system (340-349)
      • 344 Other paralytic syndromes
        • 344.1 Paraplegia NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 344.1 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Diplegia (upper limbs) 344.2
    • lower limbs 344.1
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • brain
      • paraplegia 344.1
    • extremity
      • spastic (hereditary) 343.3
        • noncongenital or noninfantile 344.1
    • leg 344.30
      • both (see also Paraplegia) 344.1
    • lower limb - see also Paralysis, leg
      • both (see also Paraplegia) 344.1
    • spinal (cord) NEC 344.1
      • accessory nerve 352.4
      • acute (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
      • ascending acute 357.0
      • atrophic (acute) (see also Poliomyelitis, with paralysis) 045.1
        • spastic, syphilitic 094.89
      • congenital NEC 343.9
      • hemiplegic - see Hemiplegia
      • hereditary 336.8
      • infantile (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
      • late effect NEC 344.89
      • monoplegic - see Monoplegia
      • nerve 355.9
      • progressive 335.10
      • quadriplegic - see Quadriplegia
      • spastic NEC 343.9
      • traumatic - see Injury, spinal, by site
  • Paraparesis (see also Paraplegia) 344.1
  • Paraplegia 344.1
    • with
      • broken back - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
      • fracture, vertebra - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
    • ataxic - see Degeneration, combined, spinal cord
    • brain (current episode) (see also Paralysis, brain) 437.8
    • cerebral (current episode) (see also Paralysis, brain) 437.8
    • congenital or infantile (cerebral) (spastic) (spinal) 343.0
    • cortical - see Paralysis, brain
    • familial spastic 334.1
    • functional (hysterical) 300.11
    • hysterical 300.11
    • infantile 343.0
    • late effect 344.1
    • Pott's (see also Tuberculosis) 015.0 [730.88]
    • psychogenic 306.0
    • spastic
      • Erb's spinal 094.89
      • hereditary 334.1
      • not infantile or congenital 344.1
    • spinal (cord)
      • traumatic NEC - see Injury, spinal, by site
    • syphilitic (spastic) 094.89
    • traumatic NEC - see Injury, spinal, by site

Crosswalk Information

The code 344.1 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
344.1 Right Arrow G82.20 Paraplegia, unspecified
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 344.00 Quadriplegia, unspecified
2 344.01 Quadriplegia, C1-C4, complete
3 344.02 Quadriplegia, C1-C4, incomplete
4 344.03 Quadriplegia, C5-C7, complete
5 344.04 Quadriplegia, C5-C7, incomplete
6 344.09 Other quadriplegia
7 344.2 Diplegia of upper limbs
8 344.30 Monoplegia of lower limb affecting unspecified side
9 344.31 Monoplegia of lower limb affecting dominant side
10 344.32 Monoplegia of lower limb affecting nondominant side
11 344.40 Monoplegia of upper limb affecting unspecified side
12 344.41 Monoplegia of upper limb affecting dominant side
13 344.42 Monoplegia of upper limb affecting nondominant sde
14 344.5 Unspecified monoplegia
15 344.60 Cauda equina syndrome without mention of neurogenic bladder
16 344.61 Cauda equina syndrome with neurogenic bladder
17 344.81 Locked-in state
18 344.89 Other specified paralytic syndrome
19 344.9 Paralysis, unspecified

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