Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 780.4
Dizziness and giddiness
  • ICD-9-CM 780.4 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 780.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 780.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 780.4: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic vertigo (finding)
  • Disequilibrium
  • Dizziness
  • Dysequilibrium
  • Dysequilibrium syndrome
  • Light headedness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Non-labyrinth vertigo
  • Non-labyrinthine vertigo (disorder)
  • Vertigo
  • Vertigo (spinning sensation)
  • Vertigo (spinning sensation), chronic
  • Vertigo, chronic
  • Vertigo, non-labyrinthine
780.4 Excludes
  • Ménière's disease and other specified vertiginous syndromes (386.0-386.9)
Applies To
  • Light-headedness
  • Vertigo NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 780.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R42 Dizziness and giddiness
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 780.4:
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • equilibrium 780.4
  • Dizziness 780.4
  • Dysequilibrium 780.4
  • Giddiness 780.4
  • Light-headedness 780.4
  • Swimming in the head 780.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Mal de Debarquement 780.4
  • Vertigo 780.4
    • benign paroxysmal positional 386.11
    • Dix and Hallpike (epidemic) 386.12
    • epileptic - see Epilepsy
    • malignant positional 386.2
    • Ménière's (see also Disease, Ménière's) 386.00
    • paroxysmal positional, benign 386.11
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