Diagnosis Code F98.1
Information for Medical Professionals
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 307.7 - Encopresis
- Encopresis without constipation AND without overflow incontinence
- Functional encopresis
- Non-organic continuous encopresis
- Non-organic discontinuous encopresis
- Primary functional encopresis
- Secondary functional encopresis
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code F98.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Inclusion Terms: Inclusion terms
List of terms is included under some codes. These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of “other specified” codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Functional encopresis
- Incontinence of feces of nonorganic origin
- Psychogenic encopresis
- Type 1 Excludes Notes: Type 1 Excludes Notes
A type 1 Excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means “NOT CODED HERE!” An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
- encopresis NOS (R15.-)
Information for Patients
Also called: Encopresis, Fecal incontinence, Stool soiling
Bowel incontinence is the inability to control your bowels. When you feel the urge to have a bowel movement, you may not be able to hold it until you get to a toilet. Millions of Americans have this problem. It affects people of all ages - children and adults. It is more common in women and older adults. It is not a normal part of aging.
- Damage to muscles or nerves of the anus and rectum
- Pelvic support problems
Treatments include changes in diet, medicines, bowel training, or surgery.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- Bowel incontinence (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Encopresis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Stool Diary - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)