ICD-10 Diagnosis Code F51

Sleep disorders not due to a substance or known physiol cond

Diagnosis Code F51

ICD-10: F51
Short Description: Sleep disorders not due to a substance or known physiol cond
Long Description: Sleep disorders not due to a substance or known physiological condition
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code F51

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The code F51 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Behavioral syndromes associated with physiological disturbances and physical factors (F50-F59)
      • Sleep disorders not due to a substance or known physiol cond (F51)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


Sleep Disorders

Is it hard for you to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night? Do you wake up feeling tired or feel very sleepy during the day, even if you have had enough sleep? You might have a sleep disorder. The most common kinds are

  • Insomnia - a hard time falling or staying asleep
  • Sleep apnea - breathing interruptions during sleep
  • Restless legs syndrome - a tingling or prickly sensation in the legs
  • Narcolepsy - daytime "sleep attacks"

Nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, sleep talking, head banging, wetting the bed and grinding your teeth are kinds of sleep problems called parasomnias. There are treatments for most sleep disorders. Sometimes just having regular sleep habits can help.

  • Changing your sleep habits
  • Drowsiness
  • Idiopathic hypersomnia
  • Irregular sleep-wake syndrome
  • Isolated sleep paralysis
  • Medicines for sleep
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nightmares
  • Sleep and your health
  • Sleep disorders
  • Teenagers and sleep


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