2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 299.8
Other specified pervasive developmental disorders
- neuropsychiatric disorder whose major manifestation is an inability to interact socially; other features include poor verbal and motor skills, singlemindedness, and social withdrawal.
- Syndrome or disorder usually first diagnosed in childhood, characterized by severe and sustained impairment in social interactions and restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviors, interests, and activities.
- There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 299.8 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 299.8: