Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 783.40
Lack of normal physiological development, unspecified
  • Short description: Lack norm physio dev NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 783.40 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 783.40 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 783.40.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 783.40: 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Inadequate development
  • Lack of development
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 783.40 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R62.50 Unspecified lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 783.40:
  • Arrest, arrested
    • development or growth
  • Delay, delayed
  • Development
    • arrested 783.40
      • bone 733.91
      • child 783.40
      • due to malnutrition (protein-calorie) 263.2
      • fetus or newborn 764.9
      • tracheal rings (congenital) 748.3
    • delayed (see also Delay, development) 783.40
  • Inadequate, inadequacy
    • development
      • child 783.40
      • fetus 764.9
        • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
      • genitalia
        • after puberty NEC 259.0
        • congenital - see Hypoplasia, genitalia
      • lungs 748.5
      • organ or site NEC - see Hypoplasia, by site
  • Lack of
    • development - see also Hypoplasia
      • physiological in childhood 783.40
    • physiologic development in childhood 783.40
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