2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 250.6
Diabetes with neurological manifestations
- There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 250.6 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- Common complication of diabetes mellitus in which nerves are damaged as a result of hyperglycemia (high blood sugar levels)
- Peripheral, autonomic, and cranial nerve disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus. These conditions usually result from diabetic microvascular injury involving small blood vessels that supply nerves (vasa nervorum). Relatively common conditions which may be associated with diabetic neuropathy include third nerve palsy (see oculomotor nerve diseases); mononeuropathy; mononeuropathy multiplex; diabetic amyotrophy; a painful polyneuropathy; autonomic neuropathy; and thoracoabdominal neuropathy. (from Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1325)
- Use additional code to identify manifestation, as: