781.2 ABNORMALITY OF GAIT

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 781.2

Short Description: Abnormality of gait

Long Description: Abnormality of gait

Code Classification:

  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions (780–799)
    • Symptoms (780-789)
      • 781 Symptoms involving nervous and musculoskeletal systems
        • 781.2 Abnormality of gait

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 781.2 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • gait 781.2
      • hysterical 300.11
  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic 781.3
    • gait 781.2
      • hysterical 300.11
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • gait 781.2
      • hysterical 300.11
  • Gait
    • abnormality 781.2
      • hysterical 300.11
    • ataxic 781.2
      • hysterical 300.11
    • disturbance 781.2
      • hysterical 300.11
    • paralytic 781.2
    • scissor 781.2
    • spastic 781.2
    • staggering 781.2
      • hysterical 300.11
  • Imbalance 781.2
    • autonomic (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
    • electrolyte 276.9
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with metabolic disorder
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.4
        • hyperemesis gravidarum (before 22 completed weeks gestation) 643.1
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.4
      • following
        • abortion 639.4
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.4
      • neonatal, transitory NEC 775.5
    • endocrine 259.9
    • eye muscle NEC 378.9
      • heterophoria - see Heterophoria
    • glomerulotubular NEC 593.89
    • hormone 259.9
    • hysterical (see also Hysteria) 300.10
    • labyrinth NEC 386.50
    • posture 729.90
    • sympathetic (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • gait 781.2
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • gait 781.2
  • Staggering gait 781.2
    • hysterical 300.11

Crosswalk Information

The code 781.2 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
781.2 Right Arrow R26.0 Ataxic gait
R26.1 Paralytic gait
R26.89 Other abnormalities of gait and mobility
R26.9 Unspecified abnormalities of gait and mobility
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
1 781.0 Abnormal involuntary movements
2 781.1 Disturbances of sensation of smell and taste
3 781.3 Lack of coordination
4 781.4 Transient paralysis of limb
5 781.5 Clubbing of fingers
6 781.6 Meningismus
7 781.7 Tetany
8 781.8 Neurologic neglect syndrome
9 781.91 Loss of height
10 781.92 Abnormal posture
11 781.93 Ocular torticollis
12 781.94 Facial weakness
13 781.99 Other symptoms involving nervous and musculoskeletal systems

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