Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 781.99
Other symptoms involving nervous and musculoskeletal systems
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Nerve/musculskel sym NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 781.99 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 781.99 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abdominal reflex unequal
  • Abnormal extension
  • Abnormal flexion
  • Abnormal movement in bone
  • Abnormal postural reflex
  • Absent body position sense
  • Absent bone in leg
  • Accessory movements
  • Akathisia
  • Akinetic rigid syndrome
  • Ambitendence
  • Ankle reflexes unequal
  • Apraxia
  • Arthropathy associated with a neurological disorder
  • Arthropathy of the ankle AND/OR foot associated with a neurological disorder
  • Asymmetrical skull
  • Attacks of floppiness
  • Attacks of rigidity
  • Automatic compliance
  • Axis pressure pain
  • Barany's sign
  • Barber's chair sign
  • Barber's chair sign positive
  • Beevor's sign
  • Bite of unidentified snake with neurological signs
  • Bone remodeling
  • Bone tenderness
  • Bowstring sign
  • Brudzinski's sign
  • Brudzinski's sign positive
  • Bryant's sign
  • Cannot shrug shoulder
  • Catatonia
  • Catatonic posturing
  • Catatonic rigidity
  • Catch
  • Cerebellopontine angle syndrome
  • Chaddock's reflex
  • Chvostek sign positive
  • Ciliospinal reflex positive
  • Compensating movements
  • Complaining of backache
  • Cremasteric reflex positive
  • Crossed leg raising sign
  • Crumples to floor
  • Dawbarn's sign
  • Decerebrate rigidity
  • Decorticate rigidity
  • Decreased circumduction
  • Decreased flexion
  • Decreased gastric tonus
  • Decreased range of cervical spine extension
  • Decreased range of cervical spine flexion
  • Decreased range of cervical spine flexion and extension
  • Decreased torsion
  • Decremental response to repetitive nerve stimulation
  • Difficulty accepting base of support
  • Difficulty alternating between sitting and standing
  • Difficulty avoiding obstacles when running
  • Difficulty balancing
  • Difficulty balancing when sitting
  • Difficulty balancing when standing
  • Difficulty bending
  • Difficulty bending down
  • Difficulty bending to pick up object without falling
  • Difficulty bending to reach feet
  • Difficulty bridging
  • Difficulty catching
  • Difficulty climbing
  • Difficulty conforming to a position
  • Difficulty controlling head posture
  • Difficulty controlling pelvic posture
  • Difficulty controlling posture
  • Difficulty controlling shoulder girdle posture
  • Difficulty controlling trunk posture
  • Difficulty crawling
  • Difficulty crouching
  • Difficulty gripping
  • Difficulty hitting
  • Difficulty holding drinks
  • Difficulty hopping
  • Difficulty in walking backward pulling large toy
  • Difficulty in walking carrying large toy
  • Difficulty initiating running
  • Difficulty jumping
  • Difficulty kicking
  • Difficulty kneeling
  • Difficulty lying down
  • Difficulty maintaining a position
  • Difficulty maintaining a sitting position
  • Difficulty maintaining a standing position
  • Difficulty making a fist
  • Difficulty moving all four limbs
  • Difficulty moving arm
  • Difficulty moving foot
  • Difficulty moving from a position
  • Difficulty moving from lying to sitting
  • Difficulty moving hand
  • Difficulty moving head
  • Difficulty moving leg
  • Difficulty moving within a position
  • Difficulty negotiating corners when running
  • Difficulty performing hand functions
  • Difficulty pulling to standing from sitting
  • Difficulty pushing and pulling a large object around floor
  • Difficulty pushing and pulling a large wheeled toy backwards
  • Difficulty pushing and pulling a large wheeled toy forwards
  • Difficulty pushing and pulling a small wheeled toy forwards
  • Difficulty pushing and pulling while running
  • Difficulty reaching
  • Difficulty rising from squatting
  • Difficulty rising from squatting without using hands
  • Difficulty rolling
  • Difficulty rolling on to side
  • Difficulty rolling over
  • Difficulty running
  • Difficulty running down a slope
  • Difficulty running down hill
  • Difficulty running down stairs
  • Difficulty running down steps
  • Difficulty running on flat
  • Difficulty running up a slope
  • Difficulty running up hill
  • Difficulty running up stairs
  • Difficulty running up steps
  • Difficulty shuffling
  • Difficulty sitting
  • Difficulty sitting down
  • Difficulty sitting up
  • Difficulty skipping
  • Difficulty skipping on alternate feet
  • Difficulty squatting
  • Difficulty standing
  • Difficulty standing alone
  • Difficulty standing from sitting
  • Difficulty standing on one leg
  • Difficulty standing up
  • Difficulty standing up alone
  • Difficulty stopping running
  • Difficulty straightening up
  • Difficulty throwing
  • Difficulty tiptoeing
  • Difficulty transferring weight
  • Difficulty turning
  • Difficulty turning body
  • Difficulty turning head
  • Difficulty walking heel to toe
  • Difficulty walking up a slope
  • Diffuse motor nerve conduction abnormality
  • Discomfort
  • Dissociated spinal nerve sensory loss
  • Does hold drinks
  • Does not attempt to crawl
  • Does not attempt to run
  • Does not avoid obstacles when running
  • Does not balance when sitting
  • Does not balance when standing
  • Does not bend
  • Does not bend down
  • Does not bend to pick up object without falling
  • Does not bend to reach feet
  • Does not bridge
  • Does not catch
  • Does not climb
  • Does not conform to a position
  • Does not control head posture
  • Does not control pelvic posture
  • Does not control posture
  • Does not control shoulder girdle posture
  • Does not control trunk posture
  • Does not crawl
  • Does not grip
  • Does not hit
  • Does not hold drinks
  • Does not hop
  • Does not initiate running
  • Does not jump
  • Does not kick
  • Does not kneel
  • Does not lie down
  • Does not maintain a position
  • Does not maintain a sitting position
  • Does not maintain a standing position
  • Does not make a fist
  • Does not move all four limbs
  • Does not move arm
  • Does not move foot
  • Does not move from a position
  • Does not move from lying to sitting
  • Does not move hand
  • Does not move head
  • Does not move leg
  • Does not move within a position
  • Does not negotiate corners when running
  • Does not perform hand functions
  • Does not pull to standing from sitting
  • Does not push and pull a large object around floor
  • Does not push and pull a large wheeled toy backwards
  • Does not push and pull a small wheeled toy forwards
  • Does not push and pull while running
  • Does not reach
  • Does not rise from squatting
  • Does not rise from squatting without using hands
  • Does not roll
  • Does not roll on to side
  • Does not roll over
  • Does not run
  • Does not run down a slope
  • Does not run down hill
  • Does not run down stairs
  • Does not run down steps
  • Does not run on flat
  • Does not run up a slope
  • Does not run up hill
  • Does not run up stairs
  • Does not run up steps
  • Does not sit
  • Does not sit down
  • Does not sit up
  • Does not skip
  • Does not skip on alternate feet
  • Does not skip on one foot
  • Does not squat
  • Does not stand
  • Does not stand alone
  • Does not stand from sitting
  • Does not stand on one leg
  • Does not stand up
  • Does not stand up alone
  • Does not stop running
  • Does not straighten up
  • Does not throw
  • Does not tiptoe
  • Does not to push and pull a large wheeled toy forwards
  • Does not transfer weight
  • Does not turn
  • Does not turn body
  • Does not turn head
  • Does not walk
  • Does not walk backward pulling large toy
  • Does not walk down a slope
  • Does not walk heel to toe
  • Does not walk up hill
  • Does not walk up stairs
  • Does not walk up step
  • Does rise from squatting without using hands
  • Doorbell sign
  • Dysmorphic facies
  • Echopraxia
  • Empty delta sign
  • Extrapyramidal sign
  • Fibular drift
  • Finding of intracranial pressure
  • Finding of movement of vertebral bone
  • Fix with unaffected side
  • Flail motion
  • Floppy infant syndrome
  • Fluctuating muscle tone
  • Focal motor nerve conduction slowing
  • Focal sensory nerve conduction slowing
  • Forced grasping
  • Freezing in one posture
  • Froment's sign positive
  • Gaenslen's sign
  • Gait dyspraxia
  • Galeazzi's sign
  • General difficulty in moving
  • Gluteal syndrome
  • Gowers sign
  • Gowers sign present
  • Gross motor disability
  • Growing pains
  • Harrison's sulcus
  • Hoover's sign
  • Hypomobility
  • Immobile
  • Impaired body position sense
  • Impaired joint position sense
  • Impaired psychomotor performance
  • Impaired vibration sense of left foot
  • Impingement sign
  • Increased intracranial pressure
  • Increased torsion
  • Insufficient power to move joint
  • Intensive care neurological disorder
  • Intracranial pressure, increased
  • Joint warm
  • Kanavel's four cardinal signs
  • Kehr's sign
  • Kernig's sign
  • Kernig's sign positive
  • Lack of spontaneous movement
  • Lacks lumbar extension
  • Lead pipe muscle rigidity
  • Legs give way - falling
  • Lethal catatonia
  • Liepmann's apraxia
  • Lordosis absent
  • Loss of agility
  • Loss of control of movement
  • Loss of trunk control
  • Low intracranial pressure
  • Lumbar spine - tender
  • Mass reflex absent
  • Mental handicap
  • Milking sign
  • Miscellaneous CNS sign AND/OR symptom
  • Mixed nerve conduction block
  • Motor dysfunction
  • Motor function not associated with locomotion
  • Motor nerve conduction block
  • Motor response to deep glabella pressure absent
  • Motor response to deep glabella pressure present
  • Mulder's click
  • Multifactorial gait problem
  • Muscle irritability
  • Muscle power unequal
  • Muscle tension
  • Musculoskeletal alteration
  • Musculoskeletal asymmetry
  • Musculoskeletal decompression sickness
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Musculoskeletal symptom
  • Musculoskeletal tenderness
  • Myofascial pain
  • Myotonic warm-up phenomenon
  • Myotonic warm-up phenomenon - hand grip
  • Nervous system problem
  • Nervous system symptoms
  • Neurological deficit
  • Neurological muscle weakness
  • Neurological muscular paralysis
  • Neurological pain disorder
  • Neurological symptom
  • Neurological symptom changes
  • No active muscle contraction
  • On examination - abdominal reflex
  • On examination - Brudzinski's sign
  • On examination - central nervous system deficit
  • On examination - ciliospinal reflex
  • On examination - ciliospinal reflex positive
  • On examination - cremasteric reflex positive
  • On examination - defecation reflex
  • On examination - drooping/round shouldered
  • On examination - foot abnormal
  • On examination - in turning feet
  • On examination - joint - passive greater than active movement
  • On examination - joint position sense
  • On examination - joint position sense absent
  • On examination - joint position sense reduced
  • On examination - joint-flicker of movement
  • On examination - mass reflex
  • On examination - mass reflex absent
  • On examination - mass reflex present
  • On examination - micturition reflex
  • On examination - muscle hypertrophy present
  • On examination - muscle power unequal
  • On examination - muscle rigid - cogwheel
  • On examination - muscle rigid-clasp knife
  • On examination - muscle tone atonic
  • On examination - muscle tone hypertonic
  • On examination - muscle tone hypotonic
  • On examination - muscular irritability
  • On examination - pain influenced posture
  • On examination - past pointing
  • On examination - past pointing present
  • On examination - pharyngeal gag reflex positive
  • On examination - plantar - left=equivocal
  • On examination - plantar - right=equivocal
  • On examination - plantar response on left - extensor
  • On examination - plantar response on left - flexor
  • On examination - plantar response on right - extensor
  • On examination - plantar response on right - flexor
  • On examination - raised intracranial pressure
  • On examination - rigid muscle
  • On examination - sensory suppression
  • On examination - sign - in nerve
  • On examination - snuff box tenderness
  • On examination - steroid facies
  • On examination - straight leg raising reduced on left
  • On examination - straight leg raising reduced on right
  • Oppenheim's reflex
  • Ortolani's click
  • Pain radiating to lumbar region of back
  • Pain radiating to thoracic region left side
  • Pain radiating to thoracic region right side
  • Partial bilateral paralysis
  • Past pointing present
  • Pathognomic facies
  • Pharyngeal paresis
  • Plantar response-L=flexor
  • Plantar response-R=flexor
  • Polymyalgia
  • Poor balance
  • Poor manual dexterity
  • Poor muscle tone
  • Poor posture
  • Prayer sign positive
  • Pull forwards in flexion
  • Pure motor lacunar infarction (disorder)
  • Pure motor lacunar syndrome
  • Pure sensory lacunar infarction (disorder)
  • Pure sensory lacunar syndrome
  • Push with unaffected side
  • Pusher syndrome
  • Raised intracranial pressure
  • Romberg sign
  • Romberg's sign positive
  • Rotation of vertebra
  • Scapulalgia
  • Sciatic nerve stretch test negative
  • Sensation of heaviness in limbs
  • Sensory denervation
  • Sensory discomfort
  • Sensory disorder
  • Sensory nerve conduction block
  • Shoulder-pad sign
  • Shrug sign
  • Slow on legs
  • Spinal curvature convex to the left
  • Spinal curvature convex to the right
  • Spinal nerve sensory loss
  • Steinberg thumb sign
  • Stress-induced muscle tension
  • Suprapatellar jerk abnormal
  • Suprapatellar jerk diminished
  • Suprapatellar jerk reflexes unequal
  • Swelling of musculoskeletal structure
  • Symptom: trunk posterior
  • Temporary loss of memory
  • Tender point
  • Tenderness of tendon
  • Tendon triggering
  • Thomas' sign
  • Tinel's sign positive
  • Toeing-in
  • Transient neurological symptoms
  • Traumatic division of tendon
  • Trendelenburg sign
  • Trendelenburg sign positive
  • Triceps reflex absent
  • Trismus present
  • Trousseau sign positive
  • Tumor flare
  • Unable to alternate between sitting and standing
  • Unable to avoid obstacles when running
  • Unable to balance when sitting
  • Unable to balance when standing
  • Unable to bend
  • Unable to bend down
  • Unable to bend to pick up object without falling
  • Unable to bend to reach feet
  • Unable to bridge
  • Unable to catch
  • Unable to climb
  • Unable to conform to a position
  • Unable to control head posture
  • Unable to control pelvic posture
  • Unable to control shoulder girdle posture
  • Unable to control trunk posture
  • Unable to crawl
  • Unable to crouch
  • Unable to grip
  • Unable to hit
  • Unable to hold drinks
  • Unable to hop
  • Unable to initiate running
  • Unable to jump
  • Unable to kick
  • Unable to kick legs
  • Unable to kneel
  • Unable to lie down
  • Unable to maintain a position
  • Unable to maintain a sitting position
  • Unable to maintain a standing position
  • Unable to make a fist
  • Unable to move
  • Unable to move all four limbs
  • Unable to move arm
  • Unable to move foot
  • Unable to move from a position
  • Unable to move from lying to sitting
  • Unable to move hand
  • Unable to move head
  • Unable to move leg
  • Unable to move within a position
  • Unable to negotiate corners when running
  • Unable to perform hand functions
  • Unable to pull to standing from sitting
  • Unable to push and pull a large object around floor
  • Unable to push and pull a large wheeled toy backwards
  • Unable to push and pull a large wheeled toy forwards
  • Unable to push and pull a small wheeled toy forwards
  • Unable to push and pull while running
  • Unable to reach
  • Unable to rise from squatting
  • Unable to rise from squatting without using hands
  • Unable to roll
  • Unable to roll on to side
  • Unable to roll over
  • Unable to run
  • Unable to run down a slope
  • Unable to run down hill
  • Unable to run down stairs
  • Unable to run down steps
  • Unable to run on flat
  • Unable to run up a slope
  • Unable to run up hill
  • Unable to run up stairs
  • Unable to run up steps
  • Unable to sit
  • Unable to sit down
  • Unable to sit up
  • Unable to skip
  • Unable to skip on alternate feet
  • Unable to skip on one foot
  • Unable to squat
  • Unable to stand
  • Unable to stand from sitting
  • Unable to stand on one leg
  • Unable to stand up
  • Unable to stand up alone
  • Unable to stop running
  • Unable to straighten up
  • Unable to throw
  • Unable to tiptoe
  • Unable to transfer weight
  • Unable to turn
  • Unable to turn body
  • Unable to turn head
  • Unable to walk backward pulling large toy
  • Unable to walk carrying large toy
  • Unable to walk heel to toe
  • Uncompensated sensory deficit
  • Uneven movement
  • Unsteadiness present
  • Unsteady when standing
  • Unsteady when turning
  • Vertigo, acute onset with vomiting and inability to stand
  • Wilson's pronator sign
  • Wrist sign
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 781.99 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R29.818 Other symptoms and signs involving the nervous system
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R29.898 Other symptoms and signs involving the musculoskeletal system
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R29.90 Unspecified symptoms and signs involving the nervous system
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R29.91 Unspecified symptoms and signs involving the musculoskeletal system
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 781.99:
  • Abarognosis 781.99
  • Acragnosis 781.99
  • Acroagnosis 781.99
  • Catatonia, catatonic (acute) 781.99
    • with
      • affective psychosis - see Psychosis, affective
    • due to or associated with physical condition 293.89
    • in conditions classified elsewhere 293.89
  • Deficit
    • neurologic NEC 781.99
      • due to
        • cerebrovascular lesion (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
          • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
        • transient ischemic attack 435.9
      • ischemic
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • neurological NEC 781.99
  • Floppy
    • infant NEC 781.99
  • Growing pains, children 781.99
  • Increase, increased
    • intracranial pressure 781.99
    • pressure
      • intracranial 781.99
      • intraocular 365.00
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • growing 781.99
  • Pressure
    • increased
      • intracranial 781.99
        • due to
          • benign intracranial hypertension 348.2
          • hydrocephalus -see hydrocephalus
          • injury at birth 767.8
      • intraocular 365.00
  • Problem (with) V49.9
    • neurological NEC 781.99
  • Symptoms, specified (general) NEC 780.99
    • musculoskeletal NEC 781.99
    • nervous system NEC 781.99
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
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