2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.8

Other specified paralytic syndromes

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  • G83.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM G83.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G83.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 G83.8 may differ.
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 G83.8. 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.
  • paralytic syndromes due to current spinal cord injury-code to spinal cord injury (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S14

    Injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level

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    Code Also
    Note
    • Code to highest level of cervical cord injury
    S14
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S24

    Injury of nerves and spinal cord at thorax level

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    Code Also
    • any associated:
    • fracture of thoracic vertebra (S22.0-)
    • open wound of thorax (S21.-)
    • transient paralysis (R29.5)
    Note
    • Code to highest level of thoracic spinal cord injury
    • Injuries to the spinal cord (S24.0 and S24.1) refer to the cord level and not bone level injury, and can affect nerve roots at and below the level given.
    Type 2 Excludes
    • injury of brachial plexus (S14.3)
    S24
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S34

    Injury of lumbar and sacral spinal cord and nerves at abdomen, lower back and pelvis level

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    Code Also
    • any associated:
    • fracture of vertebra (S22.0-, S32.0-)
    • open wound of abdomen, lower back and pelvis (S31.-)
    • transient paralysis (R29.5)
    Note
    • Code to highest level of lumbar cord injury
    • Injuries to the spinal cord (S34.0 and S34.1) refer to the cord level and not bone level injury, and can affect nerve roots at and below the level given.
    S34
    )
The following code(s) above G83.8 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 G83.8:
  • G00-G99
    2020 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

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    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
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G83.8
G83.23 …… affecting right nondominant side
G83.24 …… affecting left nondominant side
G83.3 Monoplegia, unspecified
G83.30 …… affecting unspecified side
G83.31 …… affecting right dominant side
G83.32 …… affecting left dominant side
G83.33 …… affecting right nondominant side
G83.34 …… affecting left nondominant side
G83.4 Cauda equina syndrome
G83.5 Locked-in state
G83.8 Other specified paralytic syndromes
G83.81 Brown-Séquard syndrome
G83.82 Anterior cord syndrome
G83.83 Posterior cord syndrome
G83.84 Todd's paralysis (postepileptic)
G83.89 Other specified paralytic syndromes
G83.9 Paralytic syndrome, unspecified
G89 Pain, not elsewhere classified
G89.0 Central pain syndrome
G89.1 Acute pain, not elsewhere classified
G89.11 Acute pain due to trauma

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