ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 334.3

Cerebellar ataxia NEC

Diagnosis Code 334.3

ICD-9: 334.3
Short Description: Cerebellar ataxia NEC
Long Description: Other cerebellar ataxia
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 334.3

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (320–359)
    • Hereditary and degenerative diseases of the central nervous system (330-337)
      • 334 Spinocerebellar disease

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Abortive cerebellar ataxia
  • Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency
  • Azorean disease
  • Azorean disease, type I
  • Azorean disease, type III
  • Azorean disease, type IV
  • Cerebellar ataxia
  • Cerebellar ataxia due to toxin
  • Drug-induced cerebellar ataxia
  • Early onset cerebellar ataxia
  • Early onset cerebellar ataxia with essential tremor
  • Early onset cerebellar ataxia with hypogonadism
  • Early onset cerebellar ataxia with retained tendon reflexes
  • Early onset cerebellar ataxia with retinitis pigmentosa and optic atrophy
  • Hypermetria
  • Hypometria
  • Late onset cerebellar ataxia
  • Periodic ataxia
  • Progressive cerebellar ataxia
  • Progressive cerebellar ataxia with hypogonadism
  • Progressive cerebellar ataxia with palatal myoclonus
  • Progressive sensory ataxia of Charolais
  • Progressive spinocerebellar ataxia with decreased tendon reflexes
  • Progressive spinocerebellar ataxia with retained tendon reflexes
  • Roussy-Lévy syndrome
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia
  • Vestibulocerebellar ataxia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 334.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Cerebellar Disorders

When you play the piano or hit a tennis ball you are activating the cerebellum. The cerebellum is the area of the brain that controls coordination and balance. Problems with the cerebellum include

  • Cancer
  • Genetic disorders
  • Ataxias - failure of muscle control in the arms and legs that result in movement disorders
  • Degeneration - disorders caused by brain cells decreasing in size or wasting away

Treatment of cerebellar disorders depends on the cause.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Acute cerebellar ataxia
  • Olivopontocerebellar atrophy

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