ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R45.4

Irritability and anger

Diagnosis Code R45.4

ICD-10: R45.4
Short Description: Irritability and anger
Long Description: Irritability and anger
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R45.4

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The code R45.4 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)
      • Symptoms and signs involving emotional state (R45)

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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  • Able to control anger
  • Anger reaction
  • Breath holding with temper
  • Feeling aggressive
  • Feeling angry
  • Feeling irritable
  • Feeling irritable
  • Fussy toddler
  • Hyperirritability
  • Irritability and anger
  • On examination - angry
  • On examination - irritable
  • Outbursts of anger
  • Outbursts of anger
  • Temper problem
  • Temper problem
  • Unable to control anger

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