Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R53.1

Weakness

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • R53.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R53.1. Other international versions of ICD-10 R53.1 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A sign or symptom of weakness and diminished or absent energy and strength.
  • Clinical sign or symptom manifested as debility, or lack or loss of strength and energy.
  • Physical weakness, lack of strength and vitality, or a lack of concentration.
  • The property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain. (wordnet)
  • Weakness; lack of energy and strength.
Applicable To
  • Asthenia NOS
Approximate Synonyms
  • Arm weakness, both sides
  • Asthenia
  • Late effects of stroke, weakness of arms, legs
  • Leg weakness, both sides
  • Weakness as a late effect of cerebrovascular accident
  • Weakness as a late effect of stroke
  • Weakness as late effect of stroke
  • Weakness as late effects of cerebrovascular accident
  • Weakness of both arms
  • Weakness of extremities as late effect of CVA
  • Weakness of extremities as late effect of stroke
  • Weakness of extremities, late effects of stroke
  • Weakness of left arm
  • Weakness of left leg
  • Weakness of right arm
  • Weakness of right leg
  • Weakness, late effect of stroke
Type 1 Excludes
  • age-related weakness (R54)
  • muscle weakness (M62.8-)
  • sarcopenia (M62.84)
  • senile asthenia (R54)
ICD-10-CM R53.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 947 Signs and symptoms with mcc
  • 948 Signs and symptoms without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM R53.1 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM R53.1:
  • Asthenia, asthenic R53.1
  • Weak, weakening, weakness (generalized) R53.1