2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.5

Conversion disorder with seizures or convulsions

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F44.5 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 F44.5 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F44.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 F44.5 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Conversion disorder with attacks or seizures
  • Dissociative convulsions
The following code(s) above F44.5 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 F44.5:
  • 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
  • Dissociative convulsions
  • Seizures, psychogenic
ICD-10-CM F44.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 880 Acute adjustment reaction and psychosocial dysfunction

Convert F44.5 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 F44.5:
  • Type 1 Excludes: G40
    , R29.0
    , R56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G40

    Epilepsy and recurrent seizures

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • the following terms are to be considered equivalent to intractable: pharmacoresistant (pharmacologically resistant), treatment resistant, refractory (medically) and poorly controlled
    Type 1 Excludes
    • conversion disorder with seizures (F44.5)
    • convulsions NOS (R56.9)
    • post traumatic seizures (R56.1)
    • seizure (convulsive) NOS (R56.9)
    • seizure of newborn (P90)
    Type 2 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.0

    Tetany

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Carpopedal spasm
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hysterical tetany (F44.5)
    • neonatal tetany (P71.3)
    • parathyroid tetany (E20.9)
    • post-thyroidectomy tetany (E89.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56

    Convulsions, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dissociative convulsions and seizures (F44.5)
    • epileptic convulsions and seizures (G40.-)
    • newborn convulsions and seizures (P90)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F44.5:
  • Autonomic, autonomous
    • hysteria seizure F44.5
  • Convulsions (idiopathic) R56.9
    - see also Seizure(s)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.9

    Unspecified convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Convulsion disorder
    • Fit NOS
    • Recurrent convulsions
    • Seizure(s) (convulsive) NOS
    • dissociative F44.5
    • hysterical F44.5
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • conversion (functional neurological symptom disorder)
      • with
        • attacks or seizures F44.5
  • Fit R56.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.9

    Unspecified convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Convulsion disorder
    • Fit NOS
    • Recurrent convulsions
    • Seizure(s) (convulsive) NOS
    • hysterical F44.5
  • Hysteria, hysterical (conversion) (dissociative state) 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
    • convulsions F44.5
  • Hysteroepilepsy F44.5
  • Pseudotetany R29.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.0

    Tetany

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Carpopedal spasm
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hysterical tetany (F44.5)
    • neonatal tetany (P71.3)
    • parathyroid tetany (E20.9)
    • post-thyroidectomy tetany (E89.2)
    • hysterical F44.5
  • Seizure(s) R56.9
    - see also Convulsions
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.9

    Unspecified convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Convulsion disorder
    • Fit NOS
    • Recurrent convulsions
    • Seizure(s) (convulsive) NOS
    • autonomic F44.5 (hysterical)
    • hysterical F44.5
  • Tetany (due to) R29.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.0

    Tetany

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Carpopedal spasm
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hysterical tetany (F44.5)
    • neonatal tetany (P71.3)
    • parathyroid tetany (E20.9)
    • post-thyroidectomy tetany (E89.2)
    • convulsions R29.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.0

      Tetany

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Carpopedal spasm
      Type 1 Excludes
      • hysterical tetany (F44.5)
      • neonatal tetany (P71.3)
      • parathyroid tetany (E20.9)
      • post-thyroidectomy tetany (E89.2)
      • hysterical F44.5
    • hyperkinetic R29.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R29.0

      Tetany

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Carpopedal spasm
      Type 1 Excludes
      • hysterical tetany (F44.5)
      • neonatal tetany (P71.3)
      • parathyroid tetany (E20.9)
      • post-thyroidectomy tetany (E89.2)
      • hysterical F44.5
    • hyperpnea R06.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R06.4

      Hyperventilation

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • psychogenic hyperventilation (F45.8)
      • hysterical F44.5
    • hyperventilation R06.4
      - see also Hyperventilation
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R06.4

      Hyperventilation

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • psychogenic hyperventilation (F45.8)
      • hysterical F44.5
    • functional F44.5 (hysterical)
    • psychogenic F44.5 (conversion reaction)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F44.5
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
F45.2 Hypochondriacal disorders

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