ICD-10 Diagnosis Code F18.97

Inhalant use, unsp with inhalant-induced persisting dementia

Diagnosis Code F18.97

ICD-10: F18.97
Short Description: Inhalant use, unsp with inhalant-induced persisting dementia
Long Description: Inhalant use, unspecified with inhalant-induced persisting dementia
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code F18.97

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Code Classification
  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use (F10-F19)
      • Inhalant related disorders (F18)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code F18.97 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE, LEFT AMA 894
  • ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITH REHABILITATION THERAPY 895
  • ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITHOUT REHABILITATION THERAPY WITH MCC 896
  • ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITHOUT REHABILITATION THERAPY WITHOUT MCC 897

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Synonyms
  • Drug-induced dementia
  • Inhalant-induced organic mental disorder
  • Inhalant-induced persisting dementia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code F18.97 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Dementia

Also called: Senility

Dementia is the name for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain. It is not a specific disease. People with dementia may not be able to think well enough to do normal activities, such as getting dressed or eating. They may lose their ability to solve problems or control their emotions. Their personalities may change. They may become agitated or see things that are not there.

Memory loss is a common symptom of dementia. However, memory loss by itself does not mean you have dementia. People with dementia have serious problems with two or more brain functions, such as memory and language. Although dementia is common in very elderly people, it is not part of normal aging.

Many different diseases can cause dementia, including Alzheimer's disease and stroke. Drugs are available to treat some of these diseases. While these drugs cannot cure dementia or repair brain damage, they may improve symptoms or slow down the disease.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Dementia
  • Dementia - behavior and sleep problems
  • Dementia - daily care
  • Dementia - keeping safe in the home
  • Dementia and driving
  • Dementia due to metabolic causes
  • Mental status testing


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Inhalants

Also called: Huffing

If you're a parent, you may fear that your kids will use drugs such as marijuana or LSD. But you may not realize the dangers of substances in your own home. Household products such as glues, hair sprays, paints and lighter fluid can be drugs for kids in search of a quick high. Many young people inhale vapors from these, not knowing that it can cause serious health problems.

Both parents and kids need to know the dangers. Even inhaling once can disrupt heart rhythms and lower oxygen levels. Either of these can cause death. Regular abuse can result in serious harm to the brain, heart, kidneys, and liver.

NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse

  • Substance use -- inhalants
  • Tips for Teens: The Truth about Inhalants (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)


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