Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 291.1
Alcohol-induced persisting amnestic disorder
  • Short description: Alcohol amnestic disordr.
  • ICD-9-CM 291.1 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 291.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Alcoholic Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome
  • Korsakoff's psychosis
Applies To
  • Alcoholic polyneuritic psychosis
  • Korsakoff's psychosis, alcoholic
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (alcoholic)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 291.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F10.96 Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced persisting amnestic disorder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 291.1:
  • Alcohol, alcoholic
    • amnestic disorder, persisting 291.1
    • Korsakoff's, Korsakov's, Korsakow's 291.1
    • psychosis (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.9
      • Korsakoff's, Korsakov's, Korsakow's 291.1
      • polyneuritic 291.1
  • Alcoholism 303.9
    • Korsakoff's, Korsakov's, Korsakow's 291.1
  • Amentia (see also Retardation, mental) 319
    • Meynert's (nonalcoholic) 294.0
      • alcoholic 291.1
  • Amnestic (confabulatory) syndrome 294.0
    • alcohol-induced persisting 291.1
  • Delirium, delirious 780.09
    • withdrawal
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Korsakoff's (nonalcoholic) 294.0
      • alcoholic 291.1
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • amnestic (see also Amnestic syndrome) 294.8
      • alcohol-induced peristing 291.1
      • drug-induced persisting 292.83
      • in conditions classified elsewhere 294.0
  • Korsakoff (-Wernicke) disease, psychosis, or syndrome (nonalcoholic) 294.0
    • alcoholic 291.1
  • Meynert's amentia (nonalcoholic) 294.0
    • alcoholic 291.1
  • Neuritis (see also Neuralgia) 729.2
    • alcoholic 357.5
      • with psychosis 291.1
  • Neuropathy, neuropathic (see also Disorder, nerve) 355.9
    • alcoholic 357.5
      • with psychosis 291.1
  • Polyneuritis, polyneuritic (see also Polyneuropathy) 356.9
    • alcoholic 357.5
      • with psychosis 291.1
  • Psychosis 298.9
    • alcoholic 291.9
      • with
      • amnestic confabulatory 291.1
      • delirium tremens 291.0
      • hallucinosis 291.3
      • Korsakoff's, Korsakov's, Korsakow's 291.1
      • paranoid type 291.5
      • pathological intoxication 291.4
      • polyneuritic 291.1
      • specified type NEC 291.89
    • Korsakoff's, Korakov's, Korsakow's (nonalcoholic) 294.0
      • alcoholic 291.1
    • polyneuritic, alcoholic 291.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • amnestic (confabulatory) 294.0
      • alcohol-induced persisting 291.1
      • drug-induced 292.83
      • posttraumatic 294.0
    • Korsakoff's (nonalcoholic) 294.0
      • alcoholic 291.1
    • Korsakoff (-Wernicke) (nonalcoholic) 294.0
      • alcoholic 291.1
    • Wernicke-Korsakoff (nonalcoholic) 294.0
      • alcoholic 291.1
  • Toxemica cerebropathia psychica (nonalcoholic) 294.0
    • alcoholic 291.1
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome or psychosis (nonalcoholic) 294.0
    • alcoholic 291.1
  • Withdrawal symptoms, syndrome
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