ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R40.0


Diagnosis Code R40.0

ICD-10: R40.0
Short Description: Somnolence
Long Description: Somnolence
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R40.0

Valid for Submission
The code R40.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving cognition, perception, emotional state and behavior (R40-R46)
      • Somnolence, stupor and coma (R40)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
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  • Cerebral depression in newborn
  • Complaining of somnolence
  • Daytime somnolence
  • Disorders of excessive somnolence
  • Drowsiness of the newborn
  • Drowsy
  • Excessive somnolence
  • Gets drowsiness
  • Intermittent drowsiness
  • Neurological symptom
  • On examination - drowsy
  • Post-ictal drowsiness
  • Post-radiotherapy somnolence syndrome
  • Somnolence syndrome

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code R40.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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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