Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 781.2
Abnormality of gait
  • ICD-9-CM 781.2 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 781.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 781.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 781.2: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnormal gait
  • Ataxic gait
  • Cautious gait (finding)
  • Functional gait abnormality (finding)
  • Gait abnormality
  • Gait abnormality, functional
  • Gait abnormality, functional (nonphysiologic)
  • Gait ataxic
  • Gait disorder due to weakness (disorder)
  • Gait disorder, ataxic
  • Gait disorder, multifactorial
  • Gait disorder, painful gait
  • Gait disorder, postural instability
  • Gait disorder, spastic
  • Gait disorder, stumbling
  • Gait disorder, weakness
  • Gait disturbance, senile
  • Gait multifactorial
  • Gait painful
  • Gait postural instability
  • Gait spastic
  • Gait stumbling
  • Gait unsteady
  • Gait weakness
  • Limp in childhood
  • Limping
  • Limping child
  • Multifactorial gait problem (finding)
  • Painful gait (finding)
  • Spastic gait (finding)
  • Stumbling gait (finding)
  • Toe walking
  • Toe-walking gait
  • Unsteady gait
  • Unsteady when walking (finding)
781.2 Excludes
  • ataxia:
Applies To
  • Gait:
    • ataxic
    • paralytic
    • spastic
    • staggering
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 781.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R26.0 Ataxic gait
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R26.1 Paralytic gait
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R26.89 Other abnormalities of gait and mobility
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R26.9 Unspecified abnormalities of gait and mobility
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 781.2:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic 781.3
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
  • Gait
    • abnormality 781.2
    • disturbance 781.2
    • paralytic 781.2
    • scissor 781.2
    • spastic 781.2
    • staggering 781.2
  • Imbalance 781.2
    • autonomic (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
    • electrolyte 276.9
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with metabolic disorder
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.4
        • hyperemesis gravidarum (before 22 completed weeks gestation) 643.1
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.4
      • following
      • neonatal, transitory NEC 775.5
    • eye muscle NEC 378.9
      • heterophoria - see Heterophoria
    • hysterical (see also Hysteria) 300.10
    • sympathetic (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • gait 781.2
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • gait 781.2
  • Staggering gait 781.2
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