ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017

See: Symptomatic neurosyphilis

  ICD-10 Code for General paresis A52.17

A52.17 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A52.17 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A50-A64 Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission (A50-A64)
Category A52 Late syphilis

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Inclusion Term
  • Dementia paralytica
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “General paresis”

  • Bayle's disease(general paresis) - A52.17
  • Convulsions(idiopathic) - R56.9See also Seizure(s)
    • paretic - A52.17
  • Dementia(degenerative (primary)) (old age) (persisting) - F03.90
    • in(due to)
      • neurosyphilis - A52.17
        • with behavioral disturbance - A52.17
    • paralytica, paralytic(syphilitic) - A52.17
      • with behavioral disturbance - A52.17
    • paretic - A52.17
    • progressive, syphilitic - A52.17
  • Encephalopathy(acute) - G93.40
    • in(due to) (with)
      • syphilis - A52.17
  • Erb's
  • Lissauer's paralysis - A52.17
  • Neurosyphilis(arrested) (early) (gumma) (late) (latent) (recurrent) (relapse) - A52.3
    • general paresis - A52.17
    • paresis, paretic - A52.17
    • taboparesis - A52.17
  • Paralysis, paralytic(complete) (incomplete) - G83.9
    • with
      • syphilis - A52.17
    • ataxic(hereditary) - G11.9
      • general(syphilitic) - A52.17
    • dementia - A52.17
    • Erb's syphilitic spastic spinal - A52.17
    • general(progressive) (syphilitic) - A52.17
    • Lissauer's - A52.17
    • progressive(atrophic) (bulbar) (spinal) - G12.22
      • general - A52.17
    • spastic - G83.9
      • syphilitic(spinal) - A52.17
    • spinal(cord) - G83.9
      • atrophic(acute) — See also Poliomyelitis, paralytic
        • spastic, syphilitic - A52.17
    • syphilitic spastic spinal(Erb's) - A52.17
  • Paraplegia(lower) - G82.20
    • spastic
      • Erb's spinal, syphilitic - A52.17
    • syphilitic(spastic) - A52.17
  • ParesisSee also Paralysis
    • bladder(sphincter) — See also Paralysis, bladder
      • tabetic - A52.17
    • general(progressive) (syphilitic) - A52.17
    • insane(syphilitic) - A52.17
    • syphilitic(general) - A52.17
  • Syphilis, syphilitic(acquired) - A53.9
    • brain - A52.17
    • central nervous system(late) (recurrent) (relapse) (tertiary) - A52.3
      • with
        • general paralysis - A52.17
        • paresis(general) - A52.17
        • taboparesis - A52.17
    • cerebral - A52.17
      • sclerosis - A52.17
    • dementia paralytica - A52.17
    • general - A53.9
      • paralysis - A52.17
    • hemiparesis - A52.17
    • hemiplegia - A52.17
    • late - A52.9
      • paresis - A52.17
    • Lissauer's paralysis - A52.17
    • monoplegia - A52.17
    • paralysis - A52.17
      • general - A52.17
    • paresis(general) - A52.17
    • pontine lesion - A52.17
    • sclerosis
      • cerebral - A52.17
    • spastic spinal paralysis - A52.17
    • taboparesis - A52.17
  • Tabes, tabetic - A52.10
    • with
      • paralysis, general - A52.17
      • paresis(general) - A52.17
    • paralysis, insane, general - A52.17
    • spasmodic - A52.17
  • Taboparalysis - A52.17
  • Taboparesis(remission) - A52.17
  • TumorSee also Neoplasm, unspecified behavior, by site
    • syphilitic, brain - A52.17
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