Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 344.9
Paralysis unspecified
  • Short description: PARALYSIS NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 344.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 344.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 344.9.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Paralysis
  • Paralytic syndrome
  • Paresis as late effect of poliomyelitis (disorder)
  • Paresis, late effects of poliomyelitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 344.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G83.9 Paralytic syndrome, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 344.9:
  • Palsy (see also Paralysis) 344.9
    • brain - see also Palsy, cerebral
      • noncongenital or noninfantile 344.89
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
      • syphilitic 094.89
    • cerebral (congenital) (infantile) (spastic) 343.9
      • athetoid 333.7
      • diplegic 343.0
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
      • hemiplegic 343.1
      • monoplegic 343.3
      • noncongenital or noninfantile 437.8
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
      • paraplegic 343.0
      • quadriplegic 343.2
      • spastic, not congenital or infantile 344.89
      • syphilitic 094.89
      • tetraplegic 343.2
    • cranial nerve - see also Disorder, nerve, cranial
    • Erb's (birth injury) 767.6
    • Klumpke (-Déjérine) 767.6
    • lead 984.9
      • specified type of lead - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • median nerve (tardy) 354.0
    • peroneal nerve (acute) (tardy) 355.3
    • progressive supranuclear 333.0
    • radial nerve (acute) 354.3
    • shaking (see also Parkinsonism) 332.0
    • specified nerve NEC - see Disorder, nerve
    • ulnar nerve (tardy) 354.2
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • with
      • broken
        • back - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
        • neck - see Fracture, vertebra, cervical, with spinal cord injury
      • fracture, vertebra - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
      • syphilis 094.89
    • abdomen and back muscles 355.9
    • apoplectic (current episode) (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • arm 344.40
      • affecting
      • both 344.2
      • hysterical 300.11
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
      • psychogenic 306.0
      • transient 781.4
        • traumatic NEC (see also Injury, nerve, upper limb) 955.9
    • arteriosclerotic (current episode) 437.0
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • ascending (spinal), acute 357.0
    • atrophic 356.9
      • infantile, acute (see also Poliomyelitis, with paralysis) 045.1
      • muscle NEC 355.9
      • progressive 335.21
      • spinal (acute) (see also Poliomyelitis, with paralysis) 045.1
    • attack (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
    • bowel, colon, or intestine (see also Ileus) 560.1
    • brain
      • congenital - see Palsy, cerebral
      • current episode 437.8
      • diplegia 344.2
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
      • hemiplegia 342.9
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
      • infantile - see Palsy, cerebral
      • monoplegia - see also Monoplegia
        • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
      • paraplegia 344.1
      • quadriplegia - see Quadriplegia
      • syphilitic, congenital 090.49
      • triplegia 344.89
    • bulbar (chronic) (progressive) 335.22
      • infantile (see also Poliomyelitis, bulbar) 045.0
      • poliomyelitic (see also Poliomyelitis, bulbar) 045.0
      • pseudo 335.23
      • supranuclear 344.89
    • cardiac (see also Failure, heart) 428.9
    • cerebral
      • current episode 437.8
      • spastic, infantile - see Palsy, cerebral
    • Charcôt-Marie-Tooth type 356.1
    • childhood - see Palsy, cerebral
    • colon (see also Ileus) 560.1
    • compression
      • arm NEC 354.9
      • cerebral - see Paralysis, brain
      • leg NEC 355.8
      • lower extremity NEC 355.8
      • upper extremity NEC 354.9
    • congenital (cerebral) (spastic) (spinal) - see Palsy, cerebral
    • conjugate movement (of eye) 378.81
      • cortical (nuclear) (supranuclear) 378.81
    • cordis (see also Failure, heart) 428.9
    • cortical (see also Paralysis, brain) 437.8
    • cranial or cerebral nerve (see also Disorder, nerve, cranial) 352.9
    • descending (spinal) NEC 335.9
    • diaphragm (flaccid) 519.4
      • due to accidental section of phrenic nerve during procedure 998.2
    • diplegic - see Diplegia
    • due to intracranial or spinal birth injury - see Palsy, cerebral
    • embolic (current episode) (see also Embolism, brain) 434.1
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • enteric (see also Ileus) 560.1
      • with hernia - see Hernia, by site, with obstruction
    • Erb's syphilitic spastic spinal 094.89
    • Erb (-Duchenne) (birth) (newborn) 767.6
    • essential, infancy (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
    • extremity
      • lower - see Paralysis, leg
      • spastic (hereditary) 343.3
        • noncongenital or noninfantile 344.1
      • transient (cause unknown) 781.4
      • upper - see Paralysis, arm
    • glossopharyngeal (nerve) 352.2
    • glottis (see also Paralysis, vocal cord) 478.30
    • heart (see also Failure, heart) 428.9
    • hemifacial, progressive 349.89
    • hemiplegic - see Hemiplegia
    • hyperkalemic periodic (familial) 359.3
    • hypertensive (current episode) 437.8
    • hypoglossal (nerve) 352.5
    • hypokalemic periodic 359.3
    • Hyrtl's sphincter (rectum) 569.49
    • ileus (see also Ileus) 560.1
    • infantile (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
      • atrophic acute 045.1
      • bulbar 045.0
      • cerebral - see Palsy, cerebral
      • paralytic 045.1
      • progressive acute 045.9
      • spastic - see Palsy, cerebral
      • spinal 045.9
    • infective (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
    • inferior nuclear 344.9
    • insane, general or progressive 094.1
    • intestine (see also Ileus) 560.1
    • intracranial (current episode) (see also Paralysis, brain) 437.8
      • due to birth injury 767.0
    • ischemic, Volkmann's (complicating trauma) 958.6
    • isolated sleep, recurrent 327.43
    • Jamaica ginger (jake) 357.7
    • Klumpke (-Déjérine) (birth) (newborn) 767.6
    • labioglossal (laryngeal) (pharyngeal) 335.22
    • laryngeal nerve (recurrent) (superior) (see also Paralysis, vocal cord) 478.30
    • larynx (see also Paralysis, vocal cord) 478.30
      • due to diphtheria (toxin) 032.3
    • late effect
      • due to
        • birth injury, brain or spinal (cord) - see Palsy, cerebral
        • edema, brain or cerebral - see Paralysis, brain
        • lesion
          • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
          • spinal (cord) - see Paralysis, spinal
    • lead 984.9
      • specified type of lead - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • left side - see Hemiplegia
    • levator palpebrae superioris 374.31
    • limb NEC 344.5
      • all four - see Quadriplegia
      • quadriplegia - see Quadriplegia
    • lower limb - see also Paralysis, leg
      • both (see also Paraplegia) 344.1
    • monoplegic - see Monoplegia
    • motor NEC 344.9
      • cerebral - see Paralysis, brain
      • spinal - see Paralysis, spinal
    • multiple
      • cerebral - see Paralysis, brain
      • spinal - see Paralysis, spinal
    • musculocutaneous nerve 354.9
    • normokalemic periodic 359.3
    • obstetrical, newborn 767.7
    • oculofacial, congenital 352.6
    • palatopharyngolaryngeal 352.6
    • periodic (familial) (hyperkalemic) (hypokalemic) (normokalemic) (secondary) 359.3
    • peripheral
      • autonomic nervous system - see Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic
      • nerve NEC 355.9
    • pneumogastric nerve 352.3
    • poliomyelitis (current) (see also Poliomyelitis, with paralysis) 045.1
    • pressure (see also Neuropathy, entrapment) 355.9
    • quadriplegic (see also Quadriplegia) 344.0
    • recurrent
      • isolated sleep 327.43
      • laryngeal nerve (see also Paralysis, vocal cord) 478.30
    • right side - see Hemiplegia
    • saturnine 984.9
      • specified type of lead - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • secondary - see Paralysis, late effect
    • seizure (cerebral) (current episode) (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • senile NEC 344.9
    • shaking (see also Parkinsonism) 332.0
    • shock (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • spasmodic - see Paralysis, spastic
    • spastic 344.9
      • cerebral infantile - see Palsy, cerebral
      • congenital (cerebral) - see Palsy, cerebral
      • familial 334.1
      • hereditary 334.1
      • infantile 343.9
      • noncongenital or noninfantile, cerebral 344.9
      • syphilitic 094.0
    • sphincter, bladder (see also Paralysis, bladder) 596.53
    • spinal (cord) NEC 344.1
      • accessory nerve 352.4
      • acute (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
      • ascending acute 357.0
      • atrophic (acute) (see also Poliomyelitis, with paralysis) 045.1
      • congenital NEC 343.9
      • hemiplegic - see Hemiplegia
      • hereditary 336.8
      • infantile (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
      • late effect NEC 344.89
      • monoplegic - see Monoplegia
      • nerve 355.9
      • progressive 335.10
      • quadriplegic - see Quadriplegia
      • spastic NEC 343.9
      • traumatic - see Injury, spinal, by site
    • stroke (current episode) - see Infarct, brain
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • superior nuclear NEC 334.9
    • sympathetic
      • cervical NEC 337.0
      • nerve NEC (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
      • nervous system - see Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic
    • syndrome 344.9
    • syphilitic spastic spinal (Erb's) 094.89
    • thrombotic (current episode) (see also Thrombosis, brain) 434.0
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • Todd's (postepileptic transitory paralysis) 344.89
    • transient
      • arm or leg NEC 781.4
      • traumatic NEC (see also Injury, nerve, by site) 957.9
    • traumatic, transient NEC (see also Injury, nerve, by site) 957.9
    • trembling (see also Parkinsonism) 332.0
    • upper limb - see also Paralysis, arm
      • both (see also Diplegia) 344.2
    • uremic - see Uremia
    • uveoparotitic 135
    • vesical (see also Paralysis, bladder) 596.53
    • Volkmann's (complicating trauma) 958.6
  • Paraparesis (see also Paralysis) 344.9
  • Paresis (see also Paralysis) 344.9
    • bladder (spastic) (sphincter) (see also Paralysis, bladder) 596.53
    • bowel, colon, or intestine (see also Ileus) 560.1
    • brain or cerebral - see Paralysis, brain
    • heart (see also Failure, heart) 428.9
    • infantile (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
    • late effect - see Paralysis, late effect
    • peripheral progressive 356.9
    • senile NEC 344.9
    • vesical (sphincter) NEC 596.53
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • paralytic 344.9
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