Hemiplegia (paralysis of one side)
|Dx:||Hemiplegia (paralysis of one side)|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||Paraplegia, Hemiplegia|
|Charlson/ALERT Scale:||Hemiplegia or paraplegia|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
This diagnosis is a part of ICD10 collection.
- The spectrum of unilateral muscle weakness goes from minor to full paralysis. For the purpose of this code, consider it present if the person has complete paralysis or severe weakness -- which requires judgement call to be made.
- Minor or relatively minor hemiparesis can be coded Muscle, disorder NOS
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