2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 291
Alcohol-induced mental disorders
- There are 8 ICD-9-CM codes below 291 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- Acute alcoholic, psychotic condition characterized by intense tremors, anxiety, hallucinations, and delusions
- An acute organic mental disorder induced by cessation or reduction in chronic alcohol consumption. Clinical characteristics include confusion; delusions; vivid hallucinations; tremor; agitation; insomnia; and signs of autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., elevated blood pressure and heart rate, dilated pupils, and diaphoresis). This condition may occasionally be fatal. It was formerly called delirium tremens. (from Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1175)