Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 297.8
Other specified paranoid states
  • Short description: PARANOID STATES NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 297.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 297.8 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 297.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F22 Delusional disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Autochthonous delusion
  • Capgras' syndrome
  • Cotard's syndrome
  • Cutaneous monosymptomatic delusional psychosis
  • Delusion concerning appearance
  • Delusion of being loved
  • Delusion of catastrophe
  • Delusion of control of voice
  • Delusion of grandiose ability
  • Delusion of persecution
  • Delusion of special mission
  • Delusional perplexity
  • Depressive delusion of poverty
  • Erotomanic delusion disorder
  • Fregoli syndrome
  • Hypochondriacal delusion
  • On examination - delusion of persecution
  • On examination - dysmorphic features
  • Paranoia querulans
  • Persecutory delusion disorder
  • Pinocchio syndrome
  • Religious delusion
297.8 Excludes
  • acute paranoid reaction or state (298.3)
  • senile paranoid state (290.20)
Applies To
  • Paranoia querulans
  • Sensitiver Beziehungswahn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 297.8:
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