Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 094.0
Tabes dorsalis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 094.0 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 094.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Arthropathy of the knee associated with a neurological disorder
  • Arthropathy of the wrist associated with a neurological disorder
  • Charcot's arthropathy due to syphilis
  • Charcots joint in syphilis
  • Charcots joint of ankle
  • Charcots joint of foot
  • Charcot's joint of foot
  • Charcots joint of knee
  • Charcots joint of wrist
  • Neuropathic osteoarthropathy of ankle
  • Syphilis, charcots arthropathy
Applies To
  • Locomotor ataxia (progressive)
  • Posterior spinal sclerosis (syphilitic)
  • Tabetic neurosyphilis
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify manifestation, as:
    • neurogenic arthropathy [Charcot's joint disease] (713.5)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 094.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A52.11 Tabes dorsalis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 094.0:
  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic 781.3
    • partial 094.0
    • progressive locomotor 094.0
    • spastic 094.0
      • hereditary 334.1
      • syphilitic 094.0
    • spinal
      • hereditary 334.0
      • progressive locomotor 094.0
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • neurogenic NEC 355.9
      • bone
        • tabetic 094.0
    • optic nerve (ascending) (descending) (infectional) (nonfamilial) (papillomacular bundle) (postretinal) (secondary NEC) (simple) 377.10
  • Charcôt's
    • disease 094.0
      • spinal cord 094.0
  • Cord - see also condition
    • bladder NEC 344.61
      • tabetic 094.0
  • Crisis
    • gastric (tabetic) 094.0
    • Pel's 094.0
    • rectum 094.0
    • stomach (tabetic) 094.0
    • tabetic 094.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Charcôt's (joint) 094.0 [713.5]
      • spinal cord 094.0
    • Duchenne's 094.0
      • locomotor ataxia 094.0
      • muscular dystrophy 359.1
      • paralysis 335.22
      • pseudohypertrophy, muscles 359.1
  • Duchenne's
    • disease 094.0
      • locomotor ataxia 094.0
      • muscular dystrophy 359.1
      • pseudohypertrophy, muscles 359.1
  • Locomotor ataxia (progressive) 094.0
  • Neurosyphilis (arrested) (early) (inactive) (late) (latent) (recurrent) 094.9
    • with ataxia (cerebellar) (locomotor) (spastic) (spinal) 094.0
    • tabes (dorsalis) 094.0
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • spastic 344.9
      • cerebral infantile - see Palsy, cerebral
      • congenital (cerebral) - see Palsy, cerebral
      • familial 334.1
      • hereditary 334.1
      • infantile 343.9
      • noncongenital or noninfantile, cerebral 344.9
      • syphilitic 094.0
  • Paresis (see also Paralysis) 344.9
    • bladder (spastic) (sphincter) (see also Paralysis, bladder) 596.53
      • tabetic 094.0
  • Pel's crisis 094.0
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • posterior (spinal cord) (syphilitic) 094.0
    • spinal (cord) (general) (progressive) (transverse) 336.8
      • ascending 357.0
      • combined - see also Degeneration, combined
      • disseminated 340
      • dorsolateral - see Degeneration, combined
      • hereditary (Friedreich's) (mixed form) 334.0
      • lateral (amyotrophic) 335.24
      • multiple 340
      • posterior (syphilitic) 094.0
  • Syphilis, syphilitic (acquired) 097.9
    • ataxia, locomotor (progressive) 094.0
    • central nervous system (any site) (early) (late) (latent) (primary) (recurrent) (relapse) (secondary) (tertiary) 094.9
    • cerebrospinal 094.89
      • tabetic 094.0
    • conjugal 097.9
      • tabes 094.0
    • cord, bladder 094.0
    • early NEC 091.0
      • cardiovascular 093.9
      • central nervous system 094.9
      • latent (without manifestations) (less than 2 years after infection) 092.9
        • negative spinal fluid test 092.9
        • serological relapse following treatment 092.0
        • serology positive 092.9
      • paresis 094.1
      • relapse (treated, untreated) 091.7
      • skin 091.3
      • symptomatic NEC 091.89
        • extragenital chancre 091.2
        • primary, except extragenital chancre 091.0
        • secondary (see also Syphilis, secondary) 091.3
          • relapse (treated, untreated) 091.7
      • tabes 094.0
      • ulcer 091.3
    • late 097.0
      • cardiovascular 093.9
      • central nervous system 094.9
      • latent or 2 years or more after infection (without manifestation) 096
        • negative spinal fluid test 096
        • serology positive 096
      • paresis 094.1
      • specified site NEC 095.8
      • symptomatic or with symptoms 095.9
      • tabes 094.0
    • locomotor ataxia 094.0
    • spastic spinal paralysis 094.0
    • tabes dorsalis (early) (late) 094.0
    • tabetic type 094.0
    • ulcer (any site) (early) (secondary) 091.3
  • Tabes, tabetic
    • with
      • central nervous system syphilis 094.0
      • Charcôt's joint 094.0 [713.5]
      • cord bladder 094.0
      • crisis, viscera (any) 094.0
      • paralysis, general 094.1
      • paresis (general) 094.1
      • perforating ulcer 094.0
    • bladder 094.0
    • bone 094.0
    • cerebrospinal 094.0
    • conjugal 094.0
    • dorsalis 094.0
      • neurosyphilis 094.0
    • early 094.0
    • latent 094.0
    • spasmodic 094.0
      • not dorsal or dorsalis 343.9
    • syphilis (cerebrospinal) 094.0
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • syphilitic (any site) (early) (secondary) 091.3
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