Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.51
Third or oculomotor nerve palsy, partial
  • Short description: Partial third nerv palsy.
  • ICD-9-CM 378.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 378.51 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 378.51.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 378.51: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.51 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H49.00 Third [oculomotor] nerve palsy, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat third cranial nerve palsy
  • Bilateral third nerve palsy
  • L third cranial nerve palsy
  • Left third cranial nerve palsy
  • Left third nerve palsy
  • Partial third cranial nerve palsy
  • Partial third nerve palsy
  • Third cranial nerve palsy
  • Third cranial nerve palsy, both eyes
  • Third cranial nerve paralysis
  • Third cranial nerve weakness
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.51:
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