Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 767.6
Injury to brachial plexus due to birth trauma
  • Short description: Brach plexus inj-birth.
  • ICD-9-CM 767.6 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 767.6 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 767.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 767.6: 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Palsy or paralysis:
    • brachial
    • Erb (-Duchenne)
    • Klumpke (-Déjérine)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 767.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P14.0 Erb's paralysis due to birth injury
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P14.1 Klumpke's paralysis due to birth injury
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P14.3 Other brachial plexus birth injuries
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 767.6:
  • Birth
  • Déjérine-Klumpke paralysis 767.6
  • Erb's
    • palsy, paralysis (birth) (brachial) (newborn) 767.6
      • spinal (spastic) syphilitic 094.89
  • Erb (-Duchenne) paralysis (birth injury) (newborn) 767.6
  • Injury 959.9
    • brachial plexus 953.4
      • newborn 767.6
  • Klumpke (-Déjérine) palsy, paralysis (birth) (newborn) 767.6
  • Palsy (see also Paralysis) 344.9
    • brachial plexus 353.0
      • fetus or newborn 767.6
    • Erb's (birth injury) 767.6
    • Klumpke (-Déjérine) 767.6
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • brachial plexus 353.0
      • due to birth injury 767.6
      • newborn 767.6
    • Erb (-Duchenne) (birth) (newborn) 767.6
    • Klumpke (-Déjérine) (birth) (newborn) 767.6
    • radial nerve 354.3
      • birth injury 767.6
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Klumpke (-Déjérine) (injury to brachial plexus at birth) 767.6
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