ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V04.0

Vaccin for poliomyelitis

Diagnosis Code V04.0

ICD-9: V04.0
Short Description: Vaccin for poliomyelitis
Long Description: Need for prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against poliomyelitis
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V04.0

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to communicable diseases (V01-V09)
      • V04 Need for prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against certain viral diseases

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V04.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Admission (encounter)
      • for
        • vaccination, prophylactic (against)
          • poliomyelitis V04.0
            • with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP polio) V06.3
    • Glucoglycinuria 270.7
    • Poliomyelitis (acute) (anterior) (epidemic) 045.9
      • vaccination, prophylactic (against) V04.0
    • Vaccination
      • prophylactic (against) V05.9
        • poliomyelitis V04.0
          • with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP polio) V06.3

Information for Patients

Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome

Also called: Infantile paralysis, PPS, Poliomyelitis

Polio is an infectious disease caused by a virus. The virus lives in an infected person's throat and intestines. It is most often spread by contact with the stool of an infected person. You can also get it from droplets if an infected person sneezes or coughs. It can contaminate food and water if people do not wash their hands.

Most people have no symptoms. If you have symptoms, they may include fever, fatigue, nausea, headache, flu-like symptoms, stiff neck and back, and pain in the limbs. A few people will become paralyzed. There is no treatment to reverse the paralysis of polio.

Some people who've had polio develop post-polio syndrome (PPS) years later. Symptoms include tiredness, new muscle weakness, and muscle and joint pain. There is no way to prevent or cure PPS.

The polio vaccine has wiped out polio in the United States and most other countries.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Polio: Information for Parents (American Academy of Family Physicians)
  • Polio: Information for Parents (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Polio: Information for Parents (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Poliomyelitis

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