Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 291.4
Idiosyncratic alcohol intoxication
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Pathologic alcohol intox.
  • ICD-9-CM 291.4 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 291.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
291.4 Excludes
  • acute alcohol intoxication (305.0)
  • simple drunkenness (305.0)
Applies To
  • Pathologic:
    • alcohol intoxication
    • drunkenness
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 291.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F10.929 Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 291.4:
  • Alcohol, alcoholic
    • intoxication (acute) 305.0
      • with dependence 303.0
      • pathological 291.4
  • Drunkenness (see also Abuse, drugs, nondependent) 305.0
    • pathologic 291.4
  • Intoxication
    • alcohol (acute) 305.0
      • with alcoholism 303.0
      • hangover effects 305.0
      • idiosyncratic 291.4
      • pathological 291.4
    • idiosyncratic alcohol 291.4
    • pathologic 291.4
  • Pathologic, pathological - see also condition
    • drunkenness 291.4
  • Psychosis 298.9
    • organic NEC 294.9
      • due to or associated with
        • addiction
          • alcohol (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.9
          • drug (see also Psychosis, drug) 292.9
        • alcohol intoxication, acute (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.9
        • alcoholism (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.9
        • arteriosclerosis (cerebral) (see also Psychosis, arteriosclerotic) 290.40
        • cerebrovascular disease
          • acute (psychosis) 293.0
          • arteriosclerotic (see also Psychosis, arteriosclerotic) 290.40
        • childbirth - see Psychosis, puerperal
        • dependence
          • alcohol (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.9
          • drug 292.9
        • disease
          • alcoholic liver (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.9
          • brain
            • arteriosclerotic (see also Psychosis, arteriosclerotic) 290.40
          • cerebrovascular
            • acute (psychosis) 293.0
            • arteriosclerotic (see also Psychosis, arteriosclerotic) 290.40
          • endocrine or metabolic 293.9
          • Jakob-Creutzfeldt 046.19
          • liver, alcoholic (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.9
        • disorder
          • cerebrovascular
          • endocrine or metabolic 293.9
        • epilepsy
        • Huntington's chorea
        • infection
        • intoxication
          • alcoholic (acute) (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.9
            • pathological 291.4
          • drug (see also Psychosis, drug) 292.9
        • ischemia
          • cerebrovascular (generalized) (see also Psychosis, arteriosclerotic) 290.40
        • Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease (syndrome) 046.19
        • multiple sclerosis
        • physical condition NEC 293.9
        • presenility 290.10
        • puerperium - see Psychosis, puerperal
        • sclerosis, multiple
        • senility 290.20
        • status epilepticus
        • trauma
          • brain (birth) (from electrical current) (surgical) 293.9
        • unspecified physical condition 293.9
      • infective 293.9
      • posttraumatic 293.9
      • specified type NEC 294.8
      • transient 293.9
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 291.4 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.