Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 333.5
Other choreas
  • Short description: Chorea NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 333.5 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 333.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 333.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 333.5: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ballism
  • Bergeron's chorea
  • Chorea
  • Chorea in systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Choreoathetosis
  • Choreoathetosis, paroxysmal
  • Chronic progressive non-hereditary chorea
  • Disorder presenting primarily with chorea
  • Drug-induced chorea
  • Hemiballism
  • Hemiballism (abnormal involuntary movements)
  • Hemichorea
  • Henoch's chorea
  • Kinesiogenic choreoathetosis
  • On examination - choreiform movement
  • Oral choreiform movement
  • Paroxysmal choreoathetosis
  • Thyrotoxic chorea
333.5 Excludes
Applies To
  • Hemiballism(us)
  • Paroxysmal choreo-athetosis
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify drug, if drug-induced
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 333.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G25.4 Drug-induced chorea
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G25.5 Other chorea
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 333.5:
  • Chorea (gravis) (minor) (spasmodic) 333.5
    • with
      • heart involvement - see Chorea with rheumatic heart disease
      • rheumatic heart disease (chronic, inactive, or quiescent) (conditions classifiable to 393-398) - see- rheumatic heart condition involved,
        • active or acute (conditions classifiable to 391) 392.0
    • acute - see Chorea, Sydenham's
    • apoplectic (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
    • gravidarum - see Eclampsia, pregnancy
    • pregnancy - see Eclampsia, pregnancy
    • rheumatic (chronic) 392.9
      • with heart disease or involvement - see Chorea, with rheumatic heart disease
    • senile 333.5
    • Sydenham's 392.9
      • with heart involvement - see Chorea, with rheumatic heart disease
      • nonrheumatic 333.5
  • Choreoathetosis (paroxysmal) 333.5
  • Hemiballism (us) 333.5
  • Hemichorea 333.5
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