Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 338.0
Central pain syndrome
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 338.0 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 338.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Thalamic pain syndrome
  • Thalamic syndrome (disorder)
  • Thalamic syndrome, dejerine roussy
Applies To
  • Déjérine-Roussy syndrome
  • Myelopathic pain syndrome
  • Thalamic pain syndrome (hyperesthetic)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 338.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM G89.0 Central pain syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 338.0:
  • Anesthesia, anesthetic 782.0
    • hyperesthetic, thalamic 338.0
  • Déjérine-Roussy syndrome 338.0
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • central pain 338.0
    • Déjérine-Roussy 338.0
    • pain - see also Pain
    • thalamic 338.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 338.0 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.