Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 290.0
Senile dementia uncomplicated
  • Short description: SENILE DEMENTIA UNCOMP.
  • ICD-9-CM 290.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 290.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Dementia, senile
  • Senile dementia
290.0 Excludes
  • mild memory disturbances, not amounting to dementia, associated with senile brain disease (310.1)
  • senile dementia with:
    • delirium or confusion (290.3)
    • delusional [paranoid] features (290.20)
    • depressive features (290.21)
Applies To
  • Senile dementia:
    • NOS
    • simple type
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 290.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F03.90 Unspecified dementia without behavioral disturbance
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 290.0:
  • Anergasia (see also Psychosis, organic) 294.9
    • senile 290.0
  • Dementia 294.8
    • in
      • arteriosclerotic brain disease 290.40
      • senility 290.0
    • old age 290.0
  • Exhaustion, exhaustive (physical NEC) 780.79
    • senile 797
      • dementia 290.0
  • Old age 797
    • dementia (of) 290.0
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • brain (acute) (chronic) (nonpsychotic) (organic) (with behavioral reaction) (with neurotic reaction) 310.9
      • with
        • presenile brain disease (see also Dementia, presenile) 290.10
        • psychosis, psychotic reaction (see also Psychosis, organic) 294.9
      • chronic alcoholic 291.2
      • congenital (see also Retardation, mental) 319
      • postcontusional 310.2
      • posttraumatic
      • psycho-organic (see also Syndrome, psycho-organic) 310.9
      • psychotic (see also Psychosis, organic) 294.9
      • senile (see also Dementia, senile) 290.0
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