ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 392.9

Rheumatic chorea NOS

Diagnosis Code 392.9

ICD-9: 392.9
Short Description: Rheumatic chorea NOS
Long Description: Rheumatic chorea without mention of heart involvement
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 392.9

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system
    • Acute rheumatic fever (390-392)
      • 392 Rheumatic chorea

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • I02.9 - Rheumatic chorea without heart involvement

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 392.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Chorea (gravis) (minor) (spasmodic) 333.5
      • rheumatic (chronic) 392.9
        • with heart disease or involvement - see Chorea, with rheumatic heart disease
      • Sydenham's 392.9
        • with heart involvement - see Chorea, with rheumatic heart disease
        • nonrheumatic 333.5

Information for Patients

Movement Disorders

Imagine if parts of your body moved when you didn't want them to. If you have a movement disorder, you experience these kinds of impaired movement. Dyskinesia is abnormal uncontrolled movement and is a common symptom of many movement disorders. Tremors are a type of dyskinesia.

Nerve diseases cause many movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease. Other causes include injuries, autoimmune diseases, infections and certain medicines. Many movement disorders are inherited, which means they run in families.

Treatment varies by disorder. Medicine can cure some disorders. Others get better when an underlying disease is treated. Often, however, there is no cure. In that case, the goal of treatment is to improve symptoms and relieve pain.

  • Angelman syndrome
  • Chronic motor tic disorder
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Facial tics
  • Hallervorden-Spatz disease
  • Movement - uncontrollable
  • Movement - uncontrolled or slow
  • Movement - uncoordinated
  • Movement - unpredictable or jerky
  • Palatal myoclonus
  • Sydenham chorea
  • Tardive dyskinesia
  • Transient tic disorder

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Streptococcal Infections

Also called: Strep

Strep is short for Streptococcus, a type of bacteria. There are two types: group A and group B.

Group A strep causes

  • Strep throat - a sore, red throat, sometimes with white spots on the tonsils
  • Scarlet fever - an illness that follows strep throat. It causes a red rash on the body.
  • Impetigo - a skin infection
  • Toxic shock syndrome
  • Cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease)

Group B strep can cause blood infections, pneumonia and meningitis in newborns. A screening test during pregnancy can tell if you have it. If you do, I.V. antibiotics during labor can save your baby's life. Adults can also get group B strep infections, especially if they are elderly or already have health problems. Strep B can cause urinary tract infections, blood infections, skin infections and pneumonia in adults.

Antibiotics are used to treat strep infections.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Ecthyma
  • Erysipelas
  • Group B streptococcal septicemia of the newborn
  • Group B streptococcus - pregnancy
  • Perianal streptococcal cellulitis
  • Rheumatic fever
  • Scarlet fever
  • Strep throat
  • Streptococcal screen
  • Sydenham chorea
  • Throat swab culture
  • Toxic shock syndrome

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