ICD-10-CM Code G62.9
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G62.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of polyneuropathy, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G62 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.
|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|
Coding Notes for G62.9 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.
- Neuropathy NOS
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Abdominal neuropathy (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G62.9 - Polyneuropathy, unspecified'
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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 G62.9 and a single ICD9 code, 357.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.