Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 300.81
Somatization disorder
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 300.81 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 300.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Pattern of recurring polysymptomatic somatic complaints resulting in medical treatment or impaired daily function. Usually begins before age 30 and extends over a period of years.
Applies To
  • Briquet's disorder
  • Severe somatoform disorder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 300.81 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F45.0 Somatization disorder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 300.81:
  • Briquet's disorder or syndrome 300.81
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • Briquet's 300.81
    • somatization 300.81
    • somatoform (atypical) (undifferentiated) 300.82
      • severe 300.81
      • specified type NEC 300.89
  • Somatization reaction, somatic reaction (see also Disorder, psychosomatic) 306.9
    • disorder 300.81
  • Somatoform disorder 300.82
    • severe 300.81
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Briquet's 300.81
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 300.81 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.