ICD-9 code 342.80 for Other specified hemiplegia and hemiparesis affecting unspecified side is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -OTHER DISORDERS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (340-349).
Note: This category is to be used when hemiplegia (complete) (incomplete) is reported without further specification, or is stated to be old or long-standing but of unspecified cause. The category is also for use in multiple coding to identify these types of hemiplegia resulting from any cause.
Excludes: congenital (343.1)
hemiplegia due to late effect of cerebrovascular accident (438.20-438.22)
infantile NOS (343.4)
The following fifth-digits are for use with codes 342.0-342.9
0 affecting unspecified side
1 affecting dominant side
2 affecting nondominant side
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