2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.0

Diplegia of upper limbs

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  • G83.0 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 G83.0 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G83.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 G83.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Diplegia (upper)
  • Paralysis of both upper limbs
The following code(s) above G83.0 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 G83.0:
  • 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
  • G83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83

    Other paralytic syndromes

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    Includes
    • paralysis (complete) (incomplete), except as in G80-G82
    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.
    Other paralytic syndromes
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diplegia
  • Diplegia (paralysis)
  • Diplegia (paralysis) arms
ICD-10-CM G83.0 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 G83.0 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 G83.0:
  • Diplegia (upper limbs) G83.0
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) G83.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

    Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

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    • brain G83.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

      Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

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      • diplegia G83.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G83.0
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
G83.1 Monoplegia of lower limb
G83.10 …… affecting unspecified side
G83.11 …… affecting right dominant side
G83.12 …… affecting left dominant side
G83.13 …… affecting right nondominant side
G83.14 …… affecting left nondominant side
G83.2 Monoplegia of upper limb
G83.20 …… affecting unspecified side
G83.21 …… affecting right dominant side
G83.22 …… affecting left dominant side

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.