Table 1

Sleep-related breathing disorders

DescriptionSynonymsICD-9-CM code
Obstructive sleep apnoea syndromeObesity hypoventilation syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome780.53-0
Central sleep apnoea syndromeNonobstructive sleep apnoea
Cheyne-Stokes respiration780.51-0
Central alveolar hypoventilation syndromePrimary alveolar hypoventilation
Nonapnoeic alveolar hypoventialtion780.51-1
Primary snoringSimple snoring780.53-1
Infant sleep apnoeaApnoea of prematurity
Apnoea of infancy
Apparent life-threatening event
Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome770.8
Congenital central hypoventilation syndromePrimary alveolar hypoventilation syndrome
Ondine's curse770.81
  • International classification of diseases (ICD)-9 and ICD-9-CM codes for a number of recognised sleep-related breathing disorders in the International Classification of Sleep Disorders Diagnostic and Coding Manual

  • ICD-9: World Health Organization: International Classification of Diseases, ninth edition

  • ICD-9-CM: North American Clinical Modification of ICD-9