Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G82.20

Paraplegia, unspecified

    2015 Billable Code

  • G82.20 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, G82.20 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G82.20. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Clinical Information
  • Complete or partial loss of movement in the lower part of the body, including both legs
  • Complete paralysis of the lower half of the body including both legs, often caused by damage to the spinal cord.
  • Paralysis of the legs and lower part of the body.
  • Paralysis of the lower limbs and trunk.
  • Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk.
  • Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk. This condition is most often associated with spinal cord diseases, although brain diseases; peripheral nervous system diseases; neuromuscular diseases; and muscular diseases may also cause bilateral leg weakness.
Description Synonyms
  • Paraparesis
  • Paraparesis or paraplegia as late effect of stroke
  • Paraparesis w paraplegia, late effect of stroke
  • Paraparesis with paraplegia due to stroke
  • Paraplegia
  • Paraplegia (complete or partial paralysis of legs)
  • Paraplegia (paralysis of legs) with neurogenic bladder
  • Paraplegia w neurogenic bladder
  • Paraplegia with neurogenic bladder
ICD-10-CM G82.20 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 052 Spinal disorders & injuries with cc/mcc
  • 053 Spinal disorders & injuries without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM G82.20 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM G82.20: