Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 781.8
Neurologic neglect syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Neurologic neglect syndr.
  • ICD-9-CM 781.8 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 781.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Akinesia
  • Amorphosynthesis
  • Loss of body image
  • Neglect of affected side
  • Neglect of arm
  • Neglect of leg
  • Neglect of one side of body
  • Neglect of part of body
  • On examination - sensory inattention
  • Sensory deprivation isolation
  • Sensory extinction
  • Visual neglect
781.8 Excludes
Applies To
  • Asomatognosia
  • Hemi-akinesia
  • Hemi-inattention
  • Hemispatial neglect
  • Left-sided neglect
  • Sensory extinction
  • Sensory neglect
  • Visuospatial neglect
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 781.8 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R41.4 Neurologic neglect syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 781.8:
  • Asomatognosia 781.8
  • Hemi-akinesia 781.8
  • Hemi-inattention 781.8
  • Hemispatial neglect 781.8
  • Left-sided neglect 781.8
  • Neglect (child) (newborn) NEC 995.52
    • hemispatial 781.8
    • left-sided 781.8
    • sensory 781.8
    • visuospatial 781.8
  • Sensory
    • extinction 781.8
    • neglect 781.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • alien hand 781.8
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