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    Default diagnosis code cerebral palsy with spastic quadriparesis

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    Can anyone help with a diagnosis code, please??

    The patient has cerebral palsy, spastic quadriparesis

    There is a combination code 343.2 for cerebral palsy-spastic-quadraplegic, but the patient has quadriparesis..is there an ICD9 code specific to quadriparesis?

    Any information is greatly appreciated

    Thank you!

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    When I use coding software and try the quadraparesis approach, picking congenital spastic/cerebral/spinal it codes to 343.2. When I use other specified it codes to quadriplegia 34409. I believe 343.2 is the correct code for you to be using.

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    Thank you I appreciate you taking the time to verify this for me!

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