Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 290.3
Senile dementia with delirium
  • Billable Code
  • Adult Only Dx (15-124 years)
  • Short description: Senile delirium.
  • ICD-9-CM 290.3 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 290.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dementia, senile with delirium
  • Senile dementia w delirium
290.3 Excludes
Applies To
  • Senile dementia with acute confusional state
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 290.3 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
290.3 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F03.90 Unspecified dementia without behavioral disturbance
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F05 Delirium due to known physiological condition
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 290.3:
  • Delirium, delirious 780.09
    • in
      • presenile dementia 290.11
      • senile dementia 290.3
    • senile 290.3
  • Dementia 294.20
  • Senility 797
    • with
      • acute confusional state 290.3
      • delirium 290.3
      • mental changes 290.9
      • psychosis NEC (see also Psychosis, senile) 290.20
  • State
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