ICD-10 Diagnosis Code F04

Amnestic disorder due to known physiological condition

Diagnosis Code F04

ICD-10: F04
Short Description: Amnestic disorder due to known physiological condition
Long Description: Amnestic disorder due to known physiological condition
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code F04

Valid for Submission
The code F04 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Mental disorders due to known physiological conditions (F01-F09)
      • Amnestic disorder due to known physiological condition (F04)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Amnesia
  • Amnestic disorder
  • Amnestic disorder
  • Confabulation
  • Delusional memories
  • Fantastical confabulation
  • Momentary confabulation
  • Non-alcoholic Korsakoff's psychosis
  • Organic amnesia of language
  • Organic memory impairment

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


Your mind works a lot like a computer. Your brain puts information it judges to be important into "files." When you remember something, you pull up a file. Memory doesn't always work perfectly. As people grow older, it may take longer to retrieve those files. Some adults joke about having a "senior moment."

It's normal to forget things once in awhile. We've all forgotten a name, where we put our keys, or if we locked the front door. Seniors who forget things more often than others their age may have mild cognitive impairment. Forgetting how to use the telephone or find your way home may be signs of a more serious problem. These include Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, stroke, depression, head injuries, thyroid problems, or reactions to certain medicines. If you're worried about your forgetfulness, see your doctor.

NIH: National Institute on Aging

  • Memory loss
  • Mental status testing
  • Remembering tips

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