ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 354.9

Mononeuritis arm NOS

Diagnosis Code 354.9

ICD-9: 354.9
Short Description: Mononeuritis arm NOS
Long Description: Mononeuritis of upper limb, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 354.9

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system
    • Disorders of the peripheral nervous system (350-359)
      • 354 Mononeuritis of upper limb and mononeuritis multiplex

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Anterior interosseous nerve entrapment
  • Compression neuropathy of upper limb
  • Lesion of lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm
  • Mononeuropathy of upper limb
  • Musculocutaneous nerve palsy
  • Neuropathy of upper limb
  • Postoperative neuroma of upper limb
  • Tourniquet palsy
  • Ulnar neuritis
  • Upper limb nerve lesion

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 354.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Also called: Neuritis, Peripheral neuritis, Peripheral neuropathy

Your peripheral nerves are the ones outside your brain and spinal cord. Like static on a telephone line, peripheral nerve disorders distort or interrupt the messages between the brain and the rest of the body.

There are more than 100 kinds of peripheral nerve disorders. They can affect one nerve or many nerves. Some are the result of other diseases, like diabetic nerve problems. Others, like Guillain-Barre syndrome, happen after a virus infection. Still others are from nerve compression, like carpal tunnel syndrome or thoracic outlet syndrome. In some cases, like complex regional pain syndrome and brachial plexus injuries, the problem begins after an injury. Some people are born with peripheral nerve disorders.

Symptoms often start gradually, and then get worse. They include

  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Burning or tingling
  • Muscle weakness
  • Sensitivity to touch

Treatment aims to treat any underlying problem, reduce pain and control symptoms.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Axillary nerve dysfunction
  • Chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy
  • Common peroneal nerve dysfunction
  • Distal median nerve dysfunction
  • Femoral nerve dysfunction
  • Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Metabolic neuropathies
  • Mononeuritis multiplex
  • Mononeuropathy
  • Nerve biopsy
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuropathy secondary to drugs
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Radial nerve dysfunction
  • Sensorimotor polyneuropathy
  • Tibial nerve dysfunction
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction

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