Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 378.81
Palsy of conjugate gaze
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 378.81 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 378.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Gaze palsy, conjugate
  • Parinauds syndrome
  • Parinaud's syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 378.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H51.0 Palsy (spasm) of conjugate gaze
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 378.81:
  • Deviation
  • Elevation
    • conjugate, eye 378.81
  • Oculomotor syndrome 378.81
  • Ophthalmoplegia (see also Strabismus) 378.9
    • Parinaud's 378.81
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • conjugate movement (of eye) 378.81
      • cortical (nuclear) (supranuclear) 378.81
    • gaze 378.81
  • Parinaud's
    • ophthalmoplegia 378.81
    • syndrome (paralysis of conjugate upward gaze) 378.81
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • oculomotor 378.81
    • Parinaud's (paralysis of conjugate upward gaze) 378.81
    • upward gaze 378.81
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