2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G82.20

Paraplegia, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • G82.20 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM G82.20 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G82.20 - other international versions of ICD-10 G82.20 may differ.
The following code(s) above G82.20 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 G82.20:
  • G00-G99
    2021 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
  • G82
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G82

    Paraplegia (paraparesis) and quadriplegia (quadriparesis)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • This category is to be used only when the listed conditions are reported without further specification, or are stated to be old or longstanding but of unspecified cause. The category is also for use in multiple coding to identify these conditions resulting from any cause
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital cerebral palsy (G80.-)
    • functional quadriplegia (R53.2)
    • hysterical paralysis (F44.4)
    Paraplegia (paraparesis) and quadriplegia (quadriparesis)
  • G82.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G82.2

    Paraplegia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Paralysis of both lower limbs NOS
    • Paraparesis (lower) NOS
    • Paraplegia (lower) NOS
    Paraplegia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Paralytic syndrome of both lower limbs as sequela of stroke
  • Paraparesis
  • Paraparesis with paraplegia due to stroke
  • Paraplegia
  • Paraplegia (complete or partial paralysis of legs)
  • Paraplegia (paralysis of legs) with neurogenic bladder
  • Paraplegia as late effect of stroke
  • Paraplegia with neurogenic bladder
  • Paraplegia, late effect of stroke
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.
ICD-10-CM G82.20 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 052 Spinal disorders and injuries with cc/mcc
  • 053 Spinal disorders and injuries without cc/mcc

Convert G82.20 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G82.20:
  • Diplegia (upper limbs) G83.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.0

    Diplegia of upper limbs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diplegia (upper)
    • Paralysis of both upper limbs
    • lower limbs G82.20
  • Paraplegia (lower) G82.20

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G82.20
G81.13 …… affecting right nondominant side
G81.14 …… affecting left nondominant side
G81.9 Hemiplegia, unspecified
G81.90 …… affecting unspecified side
G81.91 …… affecting right dominant side
G81.92 …… affecting left dominant side
G81.93 …… affecting right nondominant side
G81.94 …… affecting left nondominant side
G82 Paraplegia (paraparesis) and quadriplegia (quadriparesis)
G82.2 Paraplegia
G82.20 …… unspecified
G82.21 …… complete
G82.22 …… incomplete
G82.5 Quadriplegia
G82.50 …… unspecified
G82.51 …… C1-C4 complete
G82.52 …… C1-C4 incomplete
G82.53 …… C5-C7 complete
G82.54 …… C5-C7 incomplete
G83 Other paralytic syndromes
G83.0 Diplegia of upper limbs

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