Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F51.5

Nightmare disorder

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • F51.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F51.5. Other international versions of ICD-10 F51.5 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A sleep disorder characterized by the repeated occurrence of frightening dreams which precipitate awakenings from sleep; on awakening, the individual becomes fully alert and oriented and has detailed recall of the nightmare, which usually involves imminent danger or extreme embarrassment to the individual.
Applicable To
  • Dream anxiety disorder

Convert ICD-10-CM F51.5 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM F51.5: