Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 312.39
Other disorders of impulse control
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Impulse control dis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 312.39 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 312.39 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Palingraphia
  • Psychogenic polydipsia
  • Trichotillomania
Clinical Information
  • Excessive pulling of one's own hair.
Applies To
  • Trichotillomania
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 312.39 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F63.3 Trichotillomania
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F63.89 Other impulse disorders
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 312.39:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
  • Trichotillomania 312.39
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