2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 045.9
Unspecified acute poliomyelitis
- acute infectious disease of humans, particularly children, caused by any of three serotypes of human poliovirus; infection is usually limited to the gastrointestinal tract and nasopharynx, and is often asymptomatic; the central nervous system, primarily the spinal cord, may be affected, leading to rapidly progressive paralysis, coarse fasciculation and hyporeflexia; motor neurons are primarily affected and encephalitis may also occur; replicates in the nervous system, and may cause significant neuronal loss, most notably in the spinal cord.
- There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 045.9 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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