List of updated ICD-10 codes for Dizziness

List of updated ICD-10 codes for Dizziness

These are the most common ICD-10 codes used to diagnose dizziness. However, there are other codes that can be used, depending on the specific cause of the dizziness.

ICD-10 codes for Dizziness

  • R42 – Dizziness and giddiness
  • H81.0 – Ménière’s disease
  • H81.1 – Benign paroxysmal vertigo
  • H81.2 – Vestibular neuronitis
  • H81.3 – Labyrinthitis
  • H81.4 – Vertigo of central origin
  • H81.9 – Other disorders of vestibular function

Here is a brief explanation of each code:

  • R42 is a general code that is used to describe dizziness and giddiness. It is not specific to any particular cause.
  • H81.0 is a code that is used to diagnose Ménière’s disease. This is a condition that causes episodes of vertigo, hearing loss, and tinnitus.
  • H81.1 is a code that is used to diagnose Benign paroxysmal vertigo. This is a condition that causes brief episodes of vertigo that usually last for seconds or minutes.
  • H81.2 is a code that is used to diagnose Vestibular neuronitis. This is a condition that causes inflammation of the vestibular nerve, which can lead to dizziness, nausea, and vomiting.
  • H81.3 is a code that is used to diagnose Labyrinthitis. This is a condition that causes inflammation of the inner ear, which can lead to dizziness, hearing loss, and tinnitus.
  • H81.4 is a code that is used to diagnose Vertigo of central origin. This is a condition that causes dizziness that is caused by a problem in the brain, such as a stroke or tumor.
  • H81.9 is a code that is used to diagnose Other disorders of vestibular function. This code is used to diagnose dizziness that is not caused by any of the other specific conditions listed above.

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