Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 312.33
Pyromania
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 312.33 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 312.33 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A compulsion to set fires.
  • A disorder characterized by a fascination with fire and recurrent episodes of fire setting during which the individual experiences a rising subjective sense of tension before the fire setting and a sense of gratification or relief when setting the fire. There is no ulterior motive (such as monetary gain or the expression of political ideology) to the fire setting.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 312.33 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F63.1 Pyromania
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 312.33:
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
  • Pyromania 312.33
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