Non-specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 294.1
Dementia in conditions classified elsewhere
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 294.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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294.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Dementia of the Alzheimer's type
Code First
  • Code first any underlying physical condition as:
    • dementia in:
      • Alzheimer's disease (331.0)
      • cerebral lipidoses (330.1)
      • dementia with Lewy bodies (331.82)
      • dementia with Parkinsonism (331.82)
      • epilepsy (345.0-345.9)
      • frontal dementia (331.19)
      • frontotemporal dementia (331.19)
      • general paresis [syphilis] (094.1)
      • hepatolenticular degeneration (275.1)
      • Huntington's chorea (333.4)
      • Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease (046.1)
      • multiple sclerosis (340)
      • Pick's disease of the brain (331.11)
      • polyarteritis nodosa (446.0)
      • syphilis (094.1)
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