Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 781.3
Lack of coordination
  • ICD-9-CM 781.3 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 781.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 781.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 781.3: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ataxia
  • Ataxia (loss of muscle coordination)
  • Ataxia, non-progressive, chronic
  • Chronic non progressive ataxia (disorder)
  • Clumsiness
  • Dysgraphia
  • Dysmetria
  • Dyspraxia
  • Neuromuscular disorder, clumsiness
  • Neuromuscular disorder, dysmetria
  • Neuromuscular disorder, dyspraxia
  • Stumbling due to lack of coordination
781.3 Excludes
Applies To
  • Ataxia NOS
  • Muscular incoordination
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 781.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R27.0 Ataxia, unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R27.8 Other lack of coordination
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R27.9 Unspecified lack of coordination
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 781.3:
  • Abasia (-astasia) 307.9
    • atactica 781.3
    • choreic 781.3
    • paroxysmal trepidant 781.3
    • spastic 781.3
    • trembling 781.3
    • trepidans 781.3
  • Asterixis 781.3
  • Asynergia 781.3
  • Asynergy 781.3
  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic 781.3
    • acute 781.3
    • Friedreich's (heredofamilial) (spinal) 334.0
    • frontal lobe 781.3
    • general 781.3
    • heredofamilial (Marie's) 334.2
    • Marie's (cerebellar) (heredofamilial) 334.2
    • progressive locomotor 094.0
  • Clumsiness 781.3
  • Coordination disturbance 781.3
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • coordination 781.3
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • coordination 781.3
  • Dysdiadochokinesia 781.3
  • Dysgraphia 781.3
  • Dyskinesia 781.3
    • neuroleptic-induced tardive 333.85
  • Dysmetria 781.3
  • Dyspraxia 781.3
  • Hypotonia, hypotonicity, hypotony 781.3
    • infantile muscular (benign) 359.0
    • uterus, uterine (contractions) - see Inertia, uterus
  • Incoordination
    • muscular 781.3
  • Lack of
    • coordination 781.3
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