Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 342.91
Unspecified hemiplegia and hemiparesis affecting dominant side
  • Short description: Unsp hemiplga domnt side.
  • ICD-9-CM 342.91 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 342.91 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 342.91.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 342.91: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hemiparesis (weakness on one side), lacunar ataxic
  • Hemiparesis, lacunar ataxic, R dominant side
  • Hemiplegia (paralysis on one side)
  • Hemiplegia of dominant side (disorder)
  • Hemiplegia of left dominant side (disorder)
  • Hemiplegia of right dominant side (disorder)
  • Hemiplegia, dominant side
  • Hemiplegia, L dominant side
  • Hemiplegia, R dominant side
  • Lacunar ataxic hemiparesis, right dominant side (disorder)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 342.91 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G81.91 Hemiplegia, unspecified affecting right dominant side
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G81.92 Hemiplegia, unspecified affecting left dominant side
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