Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 352.5
Disorders of hypoglossal [12th] nerve
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 352.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 352.5 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: 352.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G52.3 Disorders of hypoglossal nerve
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disorder of hypoglossal nerve
  • Hypoglossal nerve disorder
  • Hypoglossal neuropathy
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by involvement of the hypoglossal nerve (twelfth cranial nerve)
  • A non-neoplastic or neoplastic disorder affecting the hypoglossal nerve (twelfth cranial nerve)
  • Diseases of the twelfth cranial (hypoglossal) nerve or nuclei. The nuclei and fascicles of the nerve are located in the medulla, and the nerve exits the skull via the hypoglossal foramen and innervates the muscles of the tongue. Lower brain stem diseases, including ischemia and motor neuron diseases may affect the nuclei or nerve fascicles. The nerve may also be injured by diseases of the posterior fossa or skull base. Clinical manifestations include unilateral weakness of tongue musculature and lingual dysarthria, with deviation of the tongue towards the side of weakness upon attempted protrusion
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 352.5:
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