F18.4: Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of volatile solvents Withdrawal state with delirium

You have solvent withdrawal symptoms. The withdrawal alters your state of consciousness.

You have consumed volatile solvents. Volatile solvents are substances that evaporate easily. These solvents are found in things like glues and lacquers. Solvents can be inhaled or sniffed, for example.

Before a solvent withdrawal the person has usually consumed too many solvents over a long period of time. When someone goes through withdrawal, they have various physical symptoms, because they are consuming fewer or no solvents.

The withdrawal also alters your state of consciousness. For example, your awareness and memory may alter. One may also no longer know who or where one is.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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