2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.4

Conversion disorder with motor symptom or deficit

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F44.4 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM F44.4 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F44.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 F44.4 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Conversion disorder with abnormal movement
  • Conversion disorder with speech symptoms
  • Conversion disorder with swallowing symptoms
  • Conversion disorder with weakness/paralysis
  • Dissociative motor disorders
  • Psychogenic aphonia
  • Psychogenic dysphonia
The following code(s) above F44.4 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 F44.4:
  • F01-F99
    2020 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 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
  • Abnormal movement co-occurrent and due to conversion disorder
  • Astasia-abasia
  • Camptocormia
  • Conversion disorder
  • Conversion disorder w abnormal movement
  • Conversion disorder w speech symptom
  • Conversion disorder w weakness or paralysis
  • Dyskinesia, psychogenic
  • Hysterical ataxia
  • Hysterical paralysis
  • Psychogenic dyskinesia
  • Psychogenic tremor
  • Psychologic conversion disorder
  • Speech symptom co-occurrent and due to conversion disorder
  • Tremor, psychogenic
ICD-10-CM F44.4 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 880 Acute adjustment reaction and psychosocial dysfunction

Convert F44.4 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
Code annotations containing back-references to F44.4:
  • Type 1 Excludes: G24.3
    , G82
    , R25.1
    , R49
    , R53.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G24.3

    Spasmodic torticollis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital torticollis (Q68.0)
    • hysterical torticollis (F44.4)
    • ocular torticollis (R29.891)
    • psychogenic torticollis (F45.8)
    • torticollis NOS (M43.6)
    • traumatic recurrent torticollis (S13.4)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G82

    Paraplegia (paraparesis) and quadriplegia (quadriparesis)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • This category is to be used only when the listed conditions are reported without further specification, or are stated to be old or longstanding but of unspecified cause. The category is also for use in multiple coding to identify these conditions resulting from any cause
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital cerebral palsy (G80.-)
    • functional quadriplegia (R53.2)
    • hysterical paralysis (F44.4)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R25.1

    Tremor, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R49

    Voice and resonance disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • psychogenic voice and resonance disorders (F44.4)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R53.2

    Functional quadriplegia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Complete immobility due to severe physical disability or frailty
    Type 1 Excludes
    • frailty NOS (R54)
    • hysterical paralysis (F44.4)
    • immobility syndrome (M62.3)
    • neurologic quadriplegia (G82.5-)
    • quadriplegia (G82.50)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F44.4:
  • Abasia F44.4 (-astasia) (hysterical)
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • gait - see Gait
      • hysterical F44.4
  • Aphonia (organic) R49.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R49.1

    Aphonia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Loss of voice
    • hysterical F44.4
    • psychogenic F44.4
  • Astasia F44.4 (-abasia) (hysterical)
  • Asthenia, asthenic R53.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R53.1

    Weakness

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Asthenia NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • age-related weakness (R54)
    • muscle weakness (M62.8-)
    • sarcopenia (M62.84)
    • senile asthenia (R54)
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic R27.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R27.0

    Ataxia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • ataxia following cerebrovascular disease (I69. with final characters -93)
    • gait R26.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R26.0

      Ataxic gait

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Staggering gait
      • hysterical F44.4
    • hysterical F44.4
    • nonorganic origin F44.4
    • psychogenic F44.4
  • Bent
    • back F44.4 (hysterical)
  • Bergeron's disease F44.4 (hysterical chorea)
  • Blocq's disease F44.4
  • Camptocormia F44.4 (hysterical)
  • Change(s) (in) (of) - see also Removal
    • voice R49.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R49.9

      Unspecified voice and resonance disorder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Change in voice NOS
      • Resonance disorder NOS
      • psychogenic F44.4
  • Chorea (chronic) (gravis) (posthemiplegic) (senile) (spasmodic) G25.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G25.5

    Other chorea

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chorea NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chorea NOS with heart involvement (I02.0)
    • Huntington's chorea (G10)
    • rheumatic chorea (I02.-)
    • Sydenham's chorea (I02.-)
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Contraction(s)
    • joint (abduction) (acquired) (adduction) (flexion) (rotation) M24.50
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.50

      Contracture, unspecified joint

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • hysterical F44.4
    • muscle (postinfective) (postural) M62.40
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.40

      Contracture of muscle, unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • psychogenic F45.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.8

        Other somatoform disorders

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Psychogenic dysmenorrhea
        • Psychogenic dysphagia, including 'globus hystericus'
        • Psychogenic pruritus
        • Psychogenic torticollis
        • Somatoform autonomic dysfunction
        • Teeth grinding
        Type 1 Excludes
        • sleep related teeth grinding (G47.63)
        • conversion reaction F44.4
      • hysterical F44.4
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Deglutition
    • paralysis R13.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R13.0

      Aphagia

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Inability to swallow
      Type 1 Excludes
      • psychogenic aphagia (F50.9)
      • hysterical F44.4
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • conversion (functional neurological symptom disorder)
      • with
        • abnormal movement F44.4
        • speech symptoms F44.4
        • swallowing symptoms F44.4
        • weakness or paralysis F44.4
    • dissociative F44.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.9

      Dissociative and conversion disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dissociative disorder NOS
    • movement G25.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G25.9

      Extrapyramidal and movement disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • hysterical F44.4
    • psychogenic NOS F45.9
      - see also condition
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.9

      Somatoform disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Psychosomatic disorder NOS
      • monoplegic NEC F44.4
      • motor F44.4
      • paralytic NEC F44.4
    • psychomotor NEC F44.4
      • hysterical F44.4
  • Disturbance(s) - see also Disease
    • gait - see Gait
      • hysterical F44.4
      • psychogenic F44.4
    • voice R49.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R49.9

      Unspecified voice and resonance disorder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Change in voice NOS
      • Resonance disorder NOS
      • psychogenic F44.4
    • psychomotor F44.4
  • Dysbasia R26.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R26.2

    Difficulty in walking, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hysterical F44.4
    • nonorganic origin F44.4
    • psychogenic F44.4
  • Dyskinesia G24.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G24.9

    Dystonia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Dyskinesia NOS
    • hysterical F44.4
    • nonorganic origin F44.4
    • psychogenic F44.4
  • Dysphonia R49.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R49.0

    Dysphonia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hoarseness
    • functional F44.4
    • hysterical F44.4
    • psychogenic F44.4
  • Gait abnormality R26.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R26.9

    Unspecified abnormalities of gait and mobility

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.4 (ataxic) (staggering)
  • Hemiplegia G81.9-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G81.9-

    Hemiplegia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Imbalance R26.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R26.89

    Other abnormalities of gait and mobility

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Monoplegia G83.3-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.3-

    Monoplegia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.4 (transient)
    • psychogenic F44.4 (conversion reaction)
  • Mutism - see also Aphasia
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Neurosis, neurotic F48.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F48.9

    Nonpsychotic mental disorder, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neurosis NOS
    • larynx (sensory) F45.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.8

      Other somatoform disorders

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Psychogenic dysmenorrhea
      • Psychogenic dysphagia, including 'globus hystericus'
      • Psychogenic pruritus
      • Psychogenic torticollis
      • Somatoform autonomic dysfunction
      • Teeth grinding
      Type 1 Excludes
      • sleep related teeth grinding (G47.63)
      • hysterical F44.4
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) G83.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

    Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • deglutition R13.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R13.0

      Aphagia

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Inability to swallow
      Type 1 Excludes
      • psychogenic aphagia (F50.9)
      • hysterical F44.4
    • leg G83.1-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.1-

      Monoplegia of lower limb

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Paralysis of lower limb
      Type 1 Excludes
      • hysterical F44.4
      • psychogenic F44.4
    • hysterical F44.4
    • psychogenic F44.4
  • Paraplegia (lower) G82.20
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G82.20

    Paraplegia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • functional F44.4 (hysterical)
    • hysterical F44.4
    • psychogenic F44.4
  • Spasm(s) R25.2
    - see also condition
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R25.2

    Cramp and spasm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • glottis J38.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.5

      Laryngeal spasm

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Laryngismus (stridulus)
      • psychogenic F45.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.8

        Other somatoform disorders

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Psychogenic dysmenorrhea
        • Psychogenic dysphagia, including 'globus hystericus'
        • Psychogenic pruritus
        • Psychogenic torticollis
        • Somatoform autonomic dysfunction
        • Teeth grinding
        Type 1 Excludes
        • sleep related teeth grinding (G47.63)
        • conversion reaction F44.4
      • hysterical F44.4
    • larynx, laryngeal J38.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.5

      Laryngeal spasm

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Laryngismus (stridulus)
      • psychogenic F45.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.8

        Other somatoform disorders

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Psychogenic dysmenorrhea
        • Psychogenic dysphagia, including 'globus hystericus'
        • Psychogenic pruritus
        • Psychogenic torticollis
        • Somatoform autonomic dysfunction
        • Teeth grinding
        Type 1 Excludes
        • sleep related teeth grinding (G47.63)
        • conversion reaction F44.4
      • hysterical F44.4
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Staggering gait R26.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R26.0

    Ataxic gait

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Staggering gait
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Torticollis (intermittent) (spastic) M43.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M43.6

    Torticollis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital (sternomastoid) torticollis (Q68.0)
    • current injury - see Injury, of spine, by body region
    • ocular torticollis (R29.891)
    • psychogenic torticollis (F45.8)
    • spasmodic torticollis (G24.3)
    • torticollis due to birth injury (P15.2)
    • psychogenic F45.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.8

      Other somatoform disorders

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Psychogenic dysmenorrhea
      • Psychogenic dysphagia, including 'globus hystericus'
      • Psychogenic pruritus
      • Psychogenic torticollis
      • Somatoform autonomic dysfunction
      • Teeth grinding
      Type 1 Excludes
      • sleep related teeth grinding (G47.63)
      • conversion reaction F44.4
    • hysterical F44.4
  • Tremor(s) R25.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R25.1

    Tremor, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hysterical F44.4
    • psychogenic F44.4 (conversion reaction)
  • Walking
    • difficulty R26.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R26.2

      Difficulty in walking, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • psychogenic F44.4

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F44.4
F43.23 Adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood
F43.24 Adjustment disorder with disturbance of conduct
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

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.