2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 354.0
Carpal tunnel syndrome
- entrapment of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, which is formed by the flexor retinaculum and the carpal bones; this syndrome may be associated with repetitive occupational trauma, wrist injuries, amyloid neuropathies, rheumatoid arthritis, acromegaly, pregnancy, and other conditions; symptoms include burning pain and paresthesias involving the ventral surface of the hand and fingers which may radiate proximally; impairment of sensation in the distribution of the median nerve and thenar muscle atrophy may occur.
- ICD-9-CM 354.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert 354.0 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 354.0: