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ICD-10-CM Code G54.5
Neuralgic amyotrophy

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

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.

Specialty: Neurology
ICD 9 Code: 353.5
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for G54.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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 Excludes
Type-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)

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G54.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Neuralgic amyotrophy (approximate match)

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.

Parent Code: G54 - Nerve root and plexus disorders

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