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ICD-10-CM Code G82.5
Quadriplegia

NON-BILLABLE
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 G82.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of G82.5 that describes the diagnosis 'quadriplegia' in more detail.


The ICD code G825 is used to code Tetraplegia

Tetraplegia, also known as quadriplegia, is paralysis caused by illness or injury that results in the partial or total loss of use of all four limbs and torso; paraplegia is similar but does not affect the arms. The loss is usually sensory and motor, which means that both sensation and control are lost. Tetraparesis or quadriparesis, on the other hand, means muscle weakness affecting all four limbs. It may be flaccid or spastic.

Specialty: Neurosurgery
MeSH Code: D011782
ICD 9 Code: 344.0

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Neurogenic bladder due to quadriplegia (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G82.5 - Quadriplegia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G82.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: G82 - Paraplegia (paraparesis) and quadriplegia (quadriparesis)

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