Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 331.1
Frontotemporal dementia
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 331.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A syndrome caused by progressive degeneration of the frontal or temporal lobes of the brain. It is manifested with personality changes and deterioration of the language skills.
  • The most common clinical form of frontotemporal lobar degeneration, this dementia presents with personality and behavioral changes often associated with disinhibition, apathy, and lack of insight.
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