Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 341
Other demyelinating diseases of central nervous system
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 341 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A syndrome characterized by acute optic neuritis in combination with acute myelitis, transverse. Demyelinating and/or necrotizing lesions form in one or both optic nerves and in the spinal cord. The onset of optic neuritis and myelitis may be simultaneous or separated by several months. (j neurol neurosurg psychiatry 1996 apr;60(4):382-387)
  • An autoimmune inflammatory syndrome characterized by optic neuritis and myelitis. Signs and symptoms include loss of vision, weakness and paralysis of the extremities, and loss of sensation
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