Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 351.8
Other facial nerve disorders
  • Short description: Facial nerve dis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 351.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 351.8 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).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 351.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 351.8: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 351.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G51.2 Melkersson's syndrome
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G51.4 Facial myokymia
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G51.8 Other disorders of facial nerve
Approximate Synonyms
  • Alajouanine's syndrome
  • Cheilitis granulomatosa of Miescher-Melkersson-Rosenthal
  • Chorda tympani disorder
  • Clonic facial spasm
  • Clonic hemifacial spasm
  • Compression facial neuropathy
  • Facial myokymia
  • Facial myokymia (muscle quivering)
  • Facial nerve sensory disorder
  • Facial neuralgia
  • Facial spasm
  • Facial tic disorder
  • Granulomatous cheilitis
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Left clonic hemifacial spasm
  • Left facial myokymia
  • Left hemifacial spasm
  • Left hemifacial spasm (findings)
  • Left superior oblique myokymia
  • Melkerssons syndrome
  • Melkersson's syndrome
  • Myokymia of eye muscle (muscle quivering)
  • Myokymia, superior oblique
  • Nervus intermedius neuralgia
  • Neuralgia, facial
  • Nuclear facial nerve paralysis
  • On examination - cranial 7 -paralysis -LMN
  • On examination - cranial 7 -paralysis-UMN
  • On examination - cranial nerve 7-palsy-LMN
  • Palatal-tympanic myoclonus
  • Right clonic hemifacial spasm
  • Right facial myokymia
  • Right hemifacial spasm
  • Right superior oblique myokymia
  • Superior oblique myokymia (disorder)
  • Supranuclear facial nerve paralysis
Applies To
  • Facial myokymia
  • Melkersson's syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 351.8:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 351.8 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.