Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 344.5
Unspecified monoplegia
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Monoplegia NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 344.5 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 344.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Monoplegia
  • Monoplegia (paralysis)
  • Monoplegia (paralysis), left dominant side
  • Monoplegia (paralysis), right dominant side
  • Monoplegia (paralysis), right nondominant side
  • Monoplegia of left dominant side (disorder)
  • Monoplegia of right dominant side (disorder)
  • Monoplegia of right nondominant side (disorder)
  • Monoplegia, L dominant side
  • Monoplegia, R dominant side
  • Monoplegia, R nondominant side
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 344.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G83.30 Monoplegia, unspecified affecting unspecified side
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 344.5:
  • Monoplegia 344.5
    • brain (current episode) (see also Paralysis, brain) 437.8
    • cerebral (current episode) (see also Paralysis, brain) 437.8
    • congenital or infantile (cerebral) (spastic) (spinal) 343.3
    • embolic (current) (see also Embolism, brain) 434.1
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • infantile (cerebral) (spastic) (spinal) 343.3
    • lower limb 344.30
      • affecting
      • due to late effect of cerebrovascular accident- see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular accident
    • psychogenic 306.0
      • specified as conversion reaction 300.11
    • thrombotic (current) (see also Thrombosis, brain) 434.0
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • upper limb 344.40
      • affecting
      • due to late effect of cerebrovascular accident- see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular accident
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • limb NEC 344.5
      • all four - see Quadriplegia
      • quadriplegia - see Quadriplegia
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