Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 344
Other paralytic syndromes
  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 344 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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This category is to be used when the listed conditions are reported without further specification or are stated to be old or long-standing but of unspecified cause. The category is also for use in multiple coding to identify these conditions resulting from any cause.
344 Includes
  • paralysis (complete) (incomplete), except as classifiable to 342 and 343
344 Excludes
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