Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 333.79
Other acquired torsion dystonia
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 333.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 333.79 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 333.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G24.8 Other dystonia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired torsion dystonia
  • Dystonia of head
  • Dystonia, symptomatic torsion
  • Idiopathic nonfamilial dystonia
  • Idiopathic non-familial dystonia
  • Symptomatic torsion dystonia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 333.79:
  • Athetosis (acquired) 781.0
    • bilateral 333.79
  • Dystonia
    • torsion (idiopathic) 333.6
      • acquired 333.79
      • fragments (of) 333.89
      • genetic 333.6
      • symptomatic 333.79
  • Status (post)
    • marmoratus 333.79
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 333.79 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.