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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

Paralytic Disorders ICD-10 Quiz

Confirm laterality and dominant side for hemiplegia, monoplegia; determine level for quadriplegia. Here are answers to the quiz on page 35. Careful assessment of the explanation will help you to determine the most precise code for these common paralytic diagnoses. Answer 1: The correct answer is option a, G80.4 (Ataxic cerebral palsy). Code G80.4 is for ataxic cerebral palsy. Codes [...]