Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 344.00
Quadriplegia unspecified
  • Short description: Quadriplegia, unspecifd.
  • ICD-9-CM 344.00 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 344.00 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 344.00.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 344.00: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Neurogenic bladder due to quadriplegia (disorder)
  • Quadriparesis
  • Quadriparesis or quadriplegia as late effect of stroke (disorder)
  • Quadriparesis or quadriplegia, late effect of stroke
  • Quadriplegia
  • Quadriplegia and quadraparesis
  • Quadriplegia and quadriparesis
  • Quadriplegia w neurogenic bladder
  • Quadriplegia with associated quadraparesis (disorder)
  • Quadriplegia with neurogenic bladder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 344.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G82.50 Quadriplegia, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 344.00:
  • Quadriplegia 344.00
    • with fracture, vertebra (process) - see Fracture, vertebra, cervical, with spinal cord injury
    • brain (current episode) 437.8
    • cerebral (current episode) 437.8
    • congenital or infantile (cerebral) (spastic) (spinal) 343.2
    • embolic (current episode) (see also Embolism, brain) 434.1
    • infantile (cerebral) (spastic) (spinal) 343.2
    • thrombotic (current episode) (see also Thrombosis, brain) 434.0
    • traumatic - see Injury, spinal, cervical
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