2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.6

Conversion disorder with sensory symptom or deficit

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • F44.6 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM F44.6 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F44.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 F44.6 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Conversion disorder with anesthesia or sensory loss
  • Conversion disorder with special sensory symptoms
  • Dissociative anesthesia and sensory loss
  • Psychogenic deafness
The following code(s) above F44.6 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to F44.6:
  • F01-F99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F99

    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders

    Includes
    • disorders of psychological development
    Type 2 Excludes
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • F44
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44

    Dissociative and conversion disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • conversion hysteria
    • conversion reaction
    • hysteria
    • hysterical psychosis
    Type 2 Excludes
    • malingering [conscious simulation] (Z76.5)
    Dissociative and conversion disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Conversion disorder w anesthesia or sensory loss
  • Conversion disorder w special sensory symptom
  • Hysterical blindness
  • Psychogenic symptom of special sense organ co-occurrent and due to conversion disorder
  • Sensory anesthesia co-occurrent and due to conversion disorder
Clinical Information
  • Hearing loss without a physical basis. Often observed in patients with psychological or behavioral disorders.
ICD-10-CM F44.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 880 Acute adjustment reaction and psychosocial dysfunction

Convert F44.6 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to F44.6:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R20
    , H90.5
    , H91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R20

    Disturbances of skin sensation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dissociative anesthesia and sensory loss (F44.6)
    • psychogenic disturbances (F45.8)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H90.5

    Unspecified sensorineural hearing loss

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Central hearing loss NOS
    • Congenital deafness NOS
    • Neural hearing loss NOS
    • Perceptive hearing loss NOS
    • Sensorineural deafness NOS
    • Sensory hearing loss NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormal auditory perception (H93.2-)
    • psychogenic deafness (F44.6)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H91

    Other and unspecified hearing loss

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormal auditory perception (H93.2-)
    • hearing loss as classified in H90.-
    • impacted cerumen (H61.2-)
    • noise-induced hearing loss (H83.3-)
    • psychogenic deafness (F44.6)
    • transient ischemic deafness (H93.01-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F44.6:
  • Amaurosis (acquired) (congenital) - see also Blindness
    • hysterical F44.6
  • Amblyopia (congenital) (ex anopsia) (partial) (suppression) H53.00-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.00-

    Unspecified amblyopia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.6
  • Anesthesia, anesthetic R20.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R20.0

    Anesthesia of skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • dissociative F44.6
    • functional F44.6 (hysterical)
    • hysterical F44.6
  • Anosmia R43.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R43.0

    Anosmia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.6
  • Asthenopia - see also Discomfort, visual
    • hysterical F44.6
    • psychogenic F44.6
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) H54.0X-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.0X-

    Blindness, both eyes, different category levels

      2018 - New Code 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • emotional F44.6 (hysterical)
    • hysterical F44.6
  • Deafmutism (acquired) (congenital) H91.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H91.3

    Deaf nonspeaking, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.6
  • Deafness (acquired) (complete) (hereditary) (partial) H91.9-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H91.9-

    Unspecified hearing loss

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Deafness NOS
    • High frequency deafness
    • Low frequency deafness
    • emotional F44.6 (hysterical)
    • functional F44.6 (hysterical)
    • hysterical F44.6
    • psychogenic F44.6 (hysterical)
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • conversion (functional neurological symptom disorder)
      • with
        • anesthesia or sensory loss F44.6
        • special sensory symptoms F44.6
    • dissociative F44.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.9

      Dissociative and conversion disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dissociative disorder NOS
  • Disturbance(s) - see also Disease
    • sensation (cold) (heat) (localization) (tactile discrimination) (texture) (vibratory) R20.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R20.9

      Unspecified disturbances of skin sensation

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • hysterical F44.6
    • temperature
      • sense R20.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R20.8

        Other disturbances of skin sensation

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • hysterical F44.6
  • Dysesthesia R20.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R20.8

    Other disturbances of skin sensation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.6
  • Loss (of)
    • sensory R44.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R44.9

      Unspecified symptoms and signs involving general sensations and perceptions

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • dissociative F44.6
  • Vision, visual
    • blurred, blurring H53.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.8

      Other visual disturbances

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • hysterical F44.6
    • disturbance H53.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.9

      Unspecified visual disturbance

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • hysterical F44.6

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F44.6
F43.25 Adjustment disorder with mixed disturbance of emotions and conduct
F43.29 Adjustment disorder with other symptoms
F43.8 Other reactions to severe stress
F43.9 Reaction to severe stress, unspecified
F44 Dissociative and conversion disorders
F44.0 Dissociative amnesia
F44.1 Dissociative fugue
F44.2 Dissociative stupor
F44.4 Conversion disorder with motor symptom or deficit
F44.5 Conversion disorder with seizures or convulsions
F44.6 Conversion disorder with sensory symptom or deficit
F44.7 Conversion disorder with mixed symptom presentation
F44.8 Other dissociative and conversion disorders
F44.81 Dissociative identity disorder
F44.89 Other dissociative and conversion disorders
F44.9 Dissociative and conversion disorder, unspecified
F45 Somatoform disorders
F45.0 Somatization disorder
F45.1 Undifferentiated somatoform disorder
F45.2 Hypochondriacal disorders
F45.20 Hypochondriacal disorder, unspecified

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