2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 478.34
Bilateral paralysis of vocal cords or larynx, complete
- Short description: Vocal paral bilat total.
- ICD-9-CM 478.34 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 478.34 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
converts approximately to:
- 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J38.02 Paralysis of vocal cords and larynx, bilateral
- Bilat complete vocal cord paralysis
- Complete bilateral paralysis of vocal cords
- Complete paralysis of both vocal cords