Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 357.5
Alcoholic polyneuropathy
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 357.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 357.5 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: 357.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G62.1 Alcoholic polyneuropathy
Disease Synonyms
  • Alcohol induced polyneuropathy
  • Neuropathy, alcoholic
Clinical Information
  • A condition where damage to the peripheral nervous system (including the peripheral elements of the autonomic nervous system) is associated with chronic ingestion of alcoholic beverages. The disorder may be caused by a direct effect of alcohol, an associated nutritional deficiency, or a combination of factors. Clinical manifestations include variable degrees of weakness; atrophy; paresthesias; pain; loss of reflexes; sensory loss; diaphoresis; and postural hypotension. (from arch neurol 1995;52(1):45-51; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1146)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 357.5:
  • Neuritis (see also Neuralgia) 729.2
    • alcoholic 357.5
  • Neuropathy, neuropathic (see also Disorder, nerve) 355.9
    • alcoholic 357.5
  • Polyneuritis, polyneuritic (see also Polyneuropathy) 356.9
    • alcoholic 357.5
  • Polyneuropathy (peripheral) 356.9
    • alcoholic 357.5
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