Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 336.8
Other myelopathy
  • Short description: Myelopathy NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 336.8 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 336.8 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 336.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 336.8: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Conus medullaris syndrome
  • Degenerative myelopathy
  • Drug induced myelopathy
  • Drug-induced myelopathy
  • Loculation syndrome
  • Myelomalacia
  • Myelopathy, drug induced
  • Myelopathy, radiation
  • Poliomyelomalacia
  • Radiation induced myelopathy
  • Radiation-induced myelopathy
  • Spinopontine degeneration
Applies To
  • Myelopathy:
    • drug-induced
    • radiation-induced
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify cause
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 336.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G95.89 Other specified diseases of spinal cord
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 336.8:
  • Atrophy, atrophic
  • Conus (any type) (congenital) 743.57
    • medullaris syndrome 336.8
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • cauda equina 336.8
  • Deformity 738.9
    • spinal
      • column - see Deformity, spine
      • cord (congenital) 742.9
        • acquired 336.8
        • vessel (congenital) 747.82
      • nerve root (congenital) 742.9
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • anterior cornua, spinal cord 336.8
    • heredofamilial
      • brain NEC 331.89
      • spinal cord NEC 336.8
    • spinal (cord) 336.8
      • amyloid 277.39
      • column 733.90
      • combined (subacute) (see also Degeneration, combined) 266.2 [336.2]
      • dorsolateral (see also Degeneration, combined) 266.2 [336.2]
      • familial NEC 336.8
      • fatty 336.8
      • funicular (see also Degeneration, combined) 266.2 [336.2]
      • heredofamilial NEC 336.8
      • posterolateral (see also Degeneration, combined) 266.2 [336.2]
      • subacute combined - see Degeneration, combined
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 013.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • heredodegenerative NEC
  • Froin's syndrome 336.8
  • Myelomalacia 336.8
  • Myelopathy (spinal cord) 336.9
    • drug-induced 336.8
    • radiation-induced 336.8
  • Ossification
    • meninges (cerebral) 349.2
      • spinal 336.8
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • spinal (cord) NEC 344.1
      • accessory nerve 352.4
      • acute (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
      • ascending acute 357.0
      • atrophic (acute) (see also Poliomyelitis, with paralysis) 045.1
      • congenital NEC 343.9
      • hemiplegic - see Hemiplegia
      • hereditary 336.8
      • infantile (see also Poliomyelitis) 045.9
      • late effect NEC 344.89
      • monoplegic - see Monoplegia
      • nerve 355.9
      • progressive 335.10
      • quadriplegic - see Quadriplegia
      • spastic NEC 343.9
      • traumatic - see Injury, spinal, by site
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • spinal (cord) (general) (progressive) (transverse) 336.8
      • ascending 357.0
      • combined - see also Degeneration, combined
      • disseminated 340
      • dorsolateral - see Degeneration, combined
      • hereditary (Friedreich's) (mixed form) 334.0
      • lateral (amyotrophic) 335.24
      • multiple 340
      • posterior (syphilitic) 094.0
  • Softening
    • spinal cord 336.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • conus medullaris 336.8
    • Froin's 336.8
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