2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 291.1
Alcohol-induced persisting amnestic disorder
- behavior disorder caused by thiamine deficiency, most commonly due to chronic alcohol abuse; Wernicke's encephalopathy involves confusion, ataxia, nystagmus and ophthalmoplegia and is generally reversible by thiamine administration; Korsakoff's syndrome, involving severe anterograde and retrograde amnesia, may appear later and complete recovery is less frequent.
- ICD-9-CM 291.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert 291.1 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 291.1: