Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.52
Third or oculomotor nerve palsy total
  • Short description: Total third nerve palsy.
  • ICD-9-CM 378.52 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 378.52 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.52 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H49.00 Third [oculomotor] nerve palsy, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat total third cranial nerve palsy
  • Bilateral total third cranial nerve palsy
  • R third cranial nerve palsy
  • Right third cranial nerve palsy
  • Right third nerve palsy
  • Total third cranial nerve palsy
  • Total third nerve palsy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.52:
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