Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 334.1
Hereditary spastic paraplegia
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 334.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 334.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 334.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G11.4 Hereditary spastic paraplegia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Paraplegia (paralysis of legs), hereditary spastic
  • Paraplegia, hereditary spastic
Clinical Information
  • A group of inherited diseases that share similar phenotypes but are genetically diverse. Different genetic loci for autosomal recessive, autosomal dominant, and x-linked forms of hereditary spastic paraplegia have been identified. Clinically, patients present with slowly progressive distal limb weakness and lower extremity spasticity. Peripheral sensory neurons may be affected in the later stages of the disease. (j neurol neurosurg psychiatry 1998 jan;64(1):61-6; curr opin neurol 1997 aug;10(4):313-8)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 334.1:
  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic 781.3
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • spastic 344.9
      • cerebral infantile - see Palsy, cerebral
      • congenital (cerebral) - see Palsy, cerebral
      • familial 334.1
      • hereditary 334.1
      • infantile 343.9
      • noncongenital or noninfantile, cerebral 344.9
      • syphilitic 094.0
  • Paraplegia 344.1
    • familial spastic 334.1
    • spastic
      • Erb's spinal 094.89
      • hereditary 334.1
      • not infantile or congenital 344.1
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