2021 ICD-10-CM Codes for Systemic atrophies aff cnsl in diseases classd elswhr (G13)

Clinical Terms for Systemic atrophies aff cnsl in diseases classd elswhr (G13)

Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy-. A diffuse or multifocal peripheral neuropathy related to the remote effects of a neoplasm, most often carcinoma or lymphoma. Pathologically, there are inflammatory changes in peripheral nerves. The most common clinical presentation is a symmetric distal mixed sensorimotor polyneuropathy.

Myxedema-. A condition characterized by a dry, waxy type of swelling (EDEMA) with abnormal deposits of MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES in the SKIN and other tissues. It is caused by a deficiency of THYROID HORMONES. The skin becomes puffy around the eyes and on the cheeks. The face is dull and expressionless with thickened nose and lips.