2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 337.3
- ICD-9-CM 337.3 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 337.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- A syndrome associated with damage to the spinal cord above the mid thoracic level (see spinal cord injuries) characterized by a marked increase in the sympathetic response to minor stimuli such as bladder or rectal distention. Manifestations include hypertension; tachycardia (or reflex bradycardia); fever; flushing; and hyperhidrosis. Extreme hypertension may be associated with a stroke. (from Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp538 and 1232; j spinal cord med 1997;20(3):355-60)
- Life threatening inhibited sympathetic response to a noxious stimuli in a person with a spinal cord injury at t7 or above
- Life-threatening, uninhibited sympathetic response of the nervous system to a noxious stimulus after a spinal cord injury at t7 or above
- Use additional code to identify the cause, such as:
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts directly to:
- 2015 ICD-10-CM G90.4 Autonomic dysreflexia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index
entries containing back-references to 337.3
- Autonomic, autonomous
- dysreflexia 337.3
- Dysreflexia, autonomic 337.3