ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 333.0

Degen basal ganglia NEC

Diagnosis Code 333.0

ICD-9: 333.0
Short Description: Degen basal ganglia NEC
Long Description: Other degenerative diseases of the basal ganglia
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 333.0

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (320–359)
    • Hereditary and degenerative diseases of the central nervous system (330-337)
      • 333 Other extrapyramidal disease and abnormal movement disorders

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Aicardi Goutieres syndrome
  • Autosomal dominant late onset basal ganglia degeneration
  • Basal ganglia degeneration with calcification
  • Choreoacanthocytosis
  • Disorder of basal ganglia
  • Fahr's syndrome
  • Juvenile paralysis agitans of Hunt
  • Multiple system atrophy
  • Multiple system atrophy, Parkinson variant
  • Neuroferritinopathy
  • Olivopontocerebellar atrophy with blindness
  • Olivopontocerebellar atrophy with slow eye movement
  • Olivopontocerebellar degeneration
  • Pallidal degeneration
  • Pallidoluysian degeneration
  • Pallidonigral degeneration
  • Pallidonigrospinal degeneration
  • Pallidopontonigral degeneration
  • Parkinsonian syndrome associated with idiopathic orthostatic hypotension
  • Parkinsonism with orthostatic hypotension
  • Pigmentary pallidal degeneration
  • Progressive supranuclear ophthalmoplegia
  • Shy-Drager syndrome
  • Sporadic olivopontocerebellar atrophy
  • Striatonigral degeneration

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Brain Diseases

The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement. It regulates the function of many organs. When the brain is healthy, it works quickly and automatically. However, when problems occur, the results can be devastating.

Inflammation in the brain can lead to problems such as vision loss, weakness and paralysis. Loss of brain cells, which happens if you suffer a stroke, can affect your ability to think clearly. Brain tumors can also press on nerves and affect brain function. Some brain diseases are genetic. And we do not know what causes some brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease.

The symptoms of brain diseases vary widely depending on the specific problem. In some cases, damage is permanent. In other cases, treatments such as surgery, medicines, or physical therapy can correct the source of the problem or improve symptoms.

  • Basal ganglia dysfunction
  • Brain abscess
  • Brain surgery
  • Brain surgery - discharge
  • Central pontine myelinolysis
  • Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) collection
  • EEG
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatocerebral degeneration
  • Increased intracranial pressure
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage of the newborn
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Subdural hematoma
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

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Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Also called: PSP, Richardson-Steele-Olszewski syndrome, Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome

Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a rare brain disease. It affects brain cells that control the movement of your eyes. This leads to serious and permanent problems with balance and the way you walk. It usually occurs in middle-aged or elderly people. Symptoms are very different in each person, but may include personality changes, speech, vision and swallowing problems. Doctors sometimes confuse PSP with Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease.

PSP has no cure and no effective treatments. Walking aids, special glasses and certain medicines might help somewhat. Although the disease gets worse over time, it isn't fatal on its own. However, PSP is dangerous because it increases your risk of pneumonia and choking from swallowing problems and injuries from falling.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Progressive supranuclear palsy
  • Swallowing problems

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