Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 353.0
Brachial plexus lesions
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 353.0 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 353.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Arterial thoracic outlet syndrome (disorder)
  • Axillary neuropathy
  • Brachial plexus disorder
  • Left thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (disorder)
  • Neuropathy (nerve damage), axillary nerve
  • Neuropathy (nerve damage), suprascapular
  • Right thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Scalenus anticus syndrome
  • Suprascapular nerve lesion (disorder)
  • Suprascapular neuropathy
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome arterial
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome neurogenic
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome venous
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome, arterial
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome, neurogenic
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome, venous
  • Venous thoracic outlet syndrome (disorder)
353.0 Excludes
  • brachial neuritis or radiculitis NOS (723.4)
  • that in newborn (767.6)
Applies To
  • Cervical rib syndrome
  • Costoclavicular syndrome
  • Scalenus anticus syndrome
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 353.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G54.0 Brachial plexus disorders
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 353.0:
  • Angiospasm 443.9
    • brachial plexus 353.0
    • nerve
      • arm 354.9
      • autonomic (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
      • axillary 353.0
      • leg 355.8
      • lower extremity - see Angiospasm, nerve, leg
      • median 354.1
      • peripheral NEC 355.9
      • spinal NEC 355.9
      • sympathetic (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
      • ulnar 354.2
      • upper extremity - see Angiospasm, nerve, arm
  • Compression
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Irritation
    • axillary nerve 353.0
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Lesion(s)
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Naffziger's syndrome 353.0
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • axilla 353.0
  • Neuropathy, neuropathic (see also Disorder, nerve) 355.9
    • axillary nerve 353.0
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Outlet - see also condition
    • syndrome (thoracic) 353.0
  • Palsy (see also Paralysis) 344.9
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • axillary 353.0
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Plexitis, brachial 353.0
  • Pressure
    • brachial plexus 353.0
  • Scalenus anticus (anterior) syndrome 353.0
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • brachial plexus 353.0
    • cervical (root) (spine) NEC 723.8
    • costoclavicular 353.0
    • middle
      • lobe (lung) (right) 518.0
      • radicular 353.0
    • Naffziger's 353.0
    • outlet (thoracic) 353.0
    • scalenus anticus (anterior) 353.0
    • thoracic outlet (compression) 353.0
  • Thoracic - see also condition
    • outlet syndrome 353.0
  • Vasospasm 443.9
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