Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 784.61
Alexia and dyslexia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 784.61 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 784.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Alexia
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyslexia, learning disturbance
  • Speech disturbance, alexia
  • Speech disturbance, dyslexia
Applies To
  • Alexia (with agraphia)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 784.61 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R48.0 Dyslexia and alexia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 784.61:
  • Agraphia (absolute) 784.69
    • with alexia 784.61
  • Alexia (congenital) (developmental) 315.01
    • secondary to organic lesion 784.61
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
    • word (developmental) 315.01
      • acquired 784.61
      • secondary to organic lesion 784.61
  • Dyslexia 784.61
    • secondary to organic lesion 784.61
  • Word
    • blindness (congenital) (developmental) 315.01
      • secondary to organic lesion 784.61
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