Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 344.03
Quadriplegia c5-c7 complete
  • Short description: QUADRPLG C5-C7, COMPLETE.
  • ICD-9-CM 344.03 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 344.03 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 344.03 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G82.53 Quadriplegia, C5-C7 complete
Approximate Synonyms
  • Complete C5-C7 quadriplegia
  • Complete quadriplegia due to spinal cord lesion between fifth and seventh cervical vertebra (disorder)
  • Complete tetraplegia due to lesion at C5-C7 level
  • Quadriplegia, C5 C7, complete
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 344.03:
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