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ICD-10-CM Code G61
Inflammatory polyneuropathy

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code G61 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of G61 that describes the diagnosis 'inflammatory polyneuropathy' in more detail.

The ICD code G61 is used to code Polyneuropathy

Polyneuropathy or symmetrical polyneuropathy (poly- + neuro- + -pathy) is damage or disease affecting peripheral nerves (peripheral neuropathy) in roughly the same areas on both sides of the body, featuring weakness, numbness, pins-and-needles, and burning pain. It usually begins in the hands and feet and may progress to the arms and legs; and sometimes to other parts of the body where it may affect the autonomic nervous system. It may be acute (appearing suddenly, progressing rapidly and resolving slowly) or chronic (emerging and developing gradually). A number of different disorders may cause polyneuropathy, including diabetes and some types of Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Codes: D011115, D011115, D011115, D011115, D011115, D011115, D011115, D011115
ICD 9 Codes: 356.4, 357.1, 357.2, 357.3, 357.4, 357.5, 357.6, 357.7
Source: Wikipedia

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