Billable Medical Code for Other Late Effects of Cerebrovascular Disease, Ataxia
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 438.84
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 438.84.
The Short Description Is: Ataxia.
Ataxia is also known as ataxia (loss of muscle coordination), ataxia (loss of muscle coordination) due to stroke, ataxia as late effect of cerebrovascular accident (disorder), ataxia as late effect of cerebrovascular disease, ataxia as late effect of spontaneous cerebral hemorrhage (disorder), ataxia as late effect of subarachnoid hemorrhage (disorder), ataxia late effect of cerebrovascular disease, ataxia late effect of intracerebral hemorrhage nontraumatic, ataxia late effect of stroke, and ataxia late effect of subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Ataxia Definition and Symptoms
Ataxia is uncoordinated movement that is due to a muscle control problem. Ataxia is typically a sign of an underlying medical condition. Symptoms include poor coordination, difficulty with fine motor skills, change in speech, difficulty swallowing, and an unsteady walk.