Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 353.3
Thoracic root lesions, not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: Thoracic root lesion NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 353.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 353.3 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 353.3: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 353.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G54.3 Thoracic root disorders, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Long thoracic nerve lesion
  • Spinal subluxation with thoracic cord lesion
  • Thoracic nerve root lesion
  • Thoracic radiculopathy
  • Thoracic root lesion
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 353.3:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • thoracic root (nerve) NEC 353.3
  • Lesion(s)
    • thoracic root (nerve) 353.3
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