Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 356.8
Other specified idiopathic peripheral neuropathy
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Idio periph neurpthy NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 356.8 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 356.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Axonal sensorimotor neuropathy
  • Chronic idiopathic ataxic neuropathy
  • Demyelinating sensorimotor neuropathy
  • Disease related peripheral neuropathy
  • Idiopathic chronic neuropathy
  • Mixed sensory-motor polyneuropathy
  • Neuropathy (nerve damage), peripheral axonal nerve
  • Neuropathy, peripheral axonal nerve
  • Paralysis, supranuclear
  • Peripheral axonal neuropathy
  • Peripheral neuropathy, axonal nerve
  • Strachan's syndrome
  • Supranuclear gaze palsy
  • Supranuclear paralysis
Applies To
  • Supranuclear paralysis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 356.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G60.8 Other hereditary and idiopathic neuropathies
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 356.8:
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