ICD-10-CM Code G54.5
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G54.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of neuralgic amyotrophy. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G545 is used to code Hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy
Hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy (HNA) is a neuralgic disorder that is characterized by nerve damage and muscle atrophy, preceded by severe pain. It is caused by a mutation in the SEPT9 gene (17q25). While not much is known about this disorder, it has been characterized to be similar to Parsonage-Turner syndrome in prognosis. For a comprehensive overview of hereditary and idiopathic neuralgic amyotrophy and its consequences for patients: please see the pdf file link at the bottom of this page.
|ICD 9 Code:||353.5|
Coding Notes for G54.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Parsonage-Aldren-Turner syndrome
- Shoulder-girdle neuritis
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Neuralgic amyotrophy in diabetes mellitus - instead, use Section E08-E13 with .44)
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G54.5 - Neuralgic amyotrophy'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code G54.5 and a single ICD9 code, 353.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.