Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 355.0
Lesion of sciatic nerve
  • Short description: Sciatic nerve lesion.
  • ICD-9-CM 355.0 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 355.0 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 355.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 355.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Atrophy, spinal muscular, juvenile
  • Kugelberg-Welander disease (disorder)
  • L sciatic nerve lesion
  • L sciatic neuropathy
  • Left sciatic nerve lesion
  • Left sciatic neuropathy
  • Left sided piriformis syndrome (disorder)
  • Neuropathy (nerve damage), sciatic
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Piriformis syndrome, L
  • Piriformis syndrome, left
  • Piriformis syndrome, R
  • Piriformis syndrome, right
  • R sciatic nerve lesion
  • R sciatic neuropathy
  • Right sciatic nerve lesion
  • Right sciatic neuropathy
  • Right sided piriformis syndrome (disorder)
  • Sciatic nerve lesion
  • Sciatic neuropathy
  • Spinal muscular atrophy, Type 3
355.0 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 355.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G57.00 Lesion of sciatic nerve, unspecified lower limb
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 355.0:
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