Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 780.93
Memory loss
  • ICD-9-CM 780.93 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 780.93 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 780.93.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 780.93: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Amnesia
  • Amnesia, anterograde
  • Amnesia, retrograde
  • Anterograde amnesia
  • Forgetful
  • Forgetfulness
  • Memory impairment
  • Retrograde amnesia
780.93 Excludes
Applies To
  • Amnesia (retrograde)
  • Memory loss NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 780.93 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R41.2 Retrograde amnesia
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R41.3 Other amnesia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 780.93:
  • Alteration (of), altered
    • mental status 780.97
      • amnesia (retrograde) 780.93
      • memory loss 780.93
  • Amnesia (retrograde) 780.93
    • hysterical or dissociative type 300.12
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • memory (see also Amnesia) 780.93
      • mild, following organic brain damage 310.89
  • Lack of
    • memory (see also Amnesia) 780.93
      • mild, following organic brain damage 310.89
  • Loss
    • memory (see also Amnesia) 780.93
      • mild, following organic brain damage 310.89
  • Memory disturbance, loss or lack (see also Amnesia) 780.93
    • mild, following organic brain damage 310.89
  • Paramnesia (see also Amnesia) 780.93
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