2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G24.3

Spasmodic torticollis

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as G24.3. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • congenital torticollis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q68.0

    Congenital deformity of sternocleidomastoid muscle

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital contracture of sternocleidomastoid (muscle)
    • Congenital (sternomastoid) torticollis
    • Sternomastoid tumor (congenital)
  • hysterical torticollis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.4

    Conversion disorder with motor symptom or deficit

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Conversion disorder with abnormal movement
    • Conversion disorder with speech symptoms
    • Conversion disorder with swallowing symptoms
    • Conversion disorder with weakness/paralysis
    • Dissociative motor disorders
    • Psychogenic aphonia
    • Psychogenic dysphonia
  • ocular torticollis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.891

    Ocular torticollis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital (sternomastoid) torticollis Q68.0
    • psychogenic torticollis (F45.8)
    • spasmodic torticollis (G24.3)
    • torticollis due to birth injury (P15.8)
    • torticollis NOS M43.6
  • psychogenic torticollis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.8

    Other somatoform disorders

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Psychogenic dysmenorrhea
    • Psychogenic dysphagia, including 'globus hystericus'
    • Psychogenic pruritus
    • Psychogenic torticollis
    • Somatoform autonomic dysfunction
    • Teeth grinding
    Type 1 Excludes
    • sleep related teeth grinding (G47.63)
  • torticollis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.6


      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital (sternomastoid) torticollis (Q68.0)
    • current injury - see Injury, of spine, by body region
    • ocular torticollis (R29.891)
    • psychogenic torticollis (F45.8)
    • spasmodic torticollis (G24.3)
    • torticollis due to birth injury (P15.2)
  • traumatic recurrent torticollis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S13.4

    Sprain of ligaments of cervical spine

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Sprain of anterior longitudinal (ligament), cervical
    • Sprain of atlanto-axial (joints)
    • Sprain of atlanto-occipital (joints)
    • Whiplash injury of cervical spine
The following code(s) above G24.3 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to G24.3:
  • G00-G99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range G00-G99

    Diseases of the nervous system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the nervous system
  • G24
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G24


      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • dyskinesia
    Type 2 Excludes
    • athetoid cerebral palsy (G80.3)
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM G24.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert G24.3 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to G24.3:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G24.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G24.3
G23.2 Striatonigral degeneration
G23.8 Other specified degenerative diseases of basal ganglia
G23.9 Degenerative disease of basal ganglia, unspecified
G24 Dystonia
G24.0 Drug induced dystonia
G24.01 Drug induced subacute dyskinesia
G24.02 Drug induced acute dystonia
G24.09 Other drug induced dystonia
G24.1 Genetic torsion dystonia
G24.2 Idiopathic nonfamilial dystonia
G24.3 Spasmodic torticollis
G24.4 Idiopathic orofacial dystonia
G24.5 Blepharospasm
G24.8 Other dystonia
G24.9 Dystonia, unspecified
G25 Other extrapyramidal and movement disorders
G25.0 Essential tremor
G25.1 Drug-induced tremor
G25.2 Other specified forms of tremor
G25.3 Myoclonus
G25.4 Drug-induced chorea

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