2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 359.3
- heterogenous group of inherited disorders characterized by recurring attacks of rapidly progressive flaccid paralysis or myotonia; these conditions have in common a mutation of the gene encoding the alpha subunit of the sodium channel in skeletal muscle; frequently associated with fluctuations in serum potassium levels; periodic paralysis may also occur as a non-familial process secondary to thyrotoxicosis and other conditions.
- ICD-9-CM 359.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert 359.3 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 359.3: