2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 351.0
- severe or complete loss of facial muscle motor function; this condition may result from central or peripheral lesions; damage to CNS motor pathways from the cerebral cortex to the facial nuclei in the pons leads to facial weakness that generally spares the forehead muscles; facial nerve diseases generally results in generalized hemifacial weakness; neuromuscular junction diseases and muscular diseases may also cause facial paralysis.
- ICD-9-CM 351.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert 351.0 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 351.0: