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ICD-10-CM Code F63.1

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

F63.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pyromania. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code F631 is used to code Pyromania

Pyromania is an impulse control disorder in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires, in order to relieve tension or for instant gratification. The term pyromania comes from the Greek word πῦρ (pyro, fire). Pyromania is distinct from arson, the deliberate setting of fires for personal, monetary or political gain. Pyromaniacs start fires to induce euphoria, and often fixate on institutions of fire control like fire stations and firefighters. Pyromania is a type of impulse control disorder, along with kleptomania, intermittent explosive disorder and others.

Specialty: Psychiatry
MeSH Code: D005391
ICD 9 Code: 312.33
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for F63.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Pathological fire-setting
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Fire-setting (by) (in):
Adult with antisocial personality disorder - instead, use code F60.2
Alcohol or psychoactive substance intoxication - instead, use Section F10-F19
Conduct disorders - instead, use code F91.-
Mental disorders due to known physiological condition - instead, use Section F01-F09
Schizophrenia - instead, use code F20.-

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #886 - Behavioral and developmental disorders.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Pyromania (disorder)
  • Firesetting (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F63.1 - Pyromania'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F63.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Pyromania (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 312.33 was previously used, F63.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: F63 - Impulse disorders

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/F631