Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 331.89
Other cerebral degeneration
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Cereb degeneration NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 331.89 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 331.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Argyrophilic brain disease
  • Cerebral ataxia
  • Cerebral paralysis with homolateral ataxia
  • Frontal lobe degeneration
  • Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration
  • Semantic dementia
Applies To
  • Cerebral ataxia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 331.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G31.89 Other specified degenerative diseases of nervous system
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 331.89:
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