Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 781.4
Transient paralysis of limb
  • Short description: TRANSIENT LIMB PARALYSIS.
  • ICD-9-CM 781.4 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 781.4 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 781.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 781.4: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Limb paralysis, transient
  • Transient limb paralysis (finding)
781.4 Excludes
Applies To
  • Monoplegia, transient NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 781.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R29.5 Transient paralysis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 781.4:
  • Monoplegia 344.5
    • transient 781.4
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • 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
    • extremity
      • lower - see Paralysis, leg
      • spastic (hereditary) 343.3
        • noncongenital or noninfantile 344.1
      • transient (cause unknown) 781.4
      • upper - see Paralysis, arm
    • leg 344.30
      • affecting
      • both (see also Paraplegia) 344.1
      • crossed 344.89
      • hysterical 300.11
      • psychogenic 306.0
      • transient or transitory 781.4
        • traumatic NEC (see also Injury, nerve, lower limb) 956.9
    • transient
      • arm or leg NEC 781.4
      • traumatic NEC (see also Injury, nerve, by site) 957.9
  • Paresis (see also Paralysis) 344.9
    • transient, limb 781.4
  • Pseudoparalysis
    • arm or leg 781.4
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