Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 334.1
Hereditary spastic paraplegia
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Hered spastic paraplegia.
  • ICD-9-CM 334.1 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 334.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Paraplegia (paralysis of legs), hereditary spastic
  • Paraplegia, hereditary spastic
Clinical Information
  • A group of inherited diseases that share similar phenotypes but are genetically diverse. Different genetic loci for autosomal recessive, autosomal dominant, and x-linked forms of hereditary spastic paraplegia have been identified. Clinically, patients present with slowly progressive distal limb weakness and lower extremity spasticity. Peripheral sensory neurons may be affected in the later stages of the disease. (j neurol neurosurg psychiatry 1998 jan;64(1):61-6; curr opin neurol 1997 aug;10(4):313-8)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 334.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G11.4 Hereditary spastic paraplegia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 334.1:
  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic 781.3
  • 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
  • Paraplegia 344.1
    • familial spastic 334.1
    • spastic
      • Erb's spinal 094.89
      • hereditary 334.1
      • not infantile or congenital 344.1
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