Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 299.8
Other specified pervasive developmental disorders
  • Non-Billable Code
  • 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.
Clinical Information
  • 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.
299.8 Excludes
  • simple stereotypes without psychotic disturbance (307.3)
Applies To
  • Asperger's disorder
  • Atypical childhood psychosis
  • Borderline psychosis of childhood
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 299.8:
  • Borderline
    • psychosis (see also Schizophrenia) 295.5
      • of childhood (see also Psychosis, childhood) 299.8
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • Asperger's 299.8
    • pervasive developmental 299.9
      • childhood-onset 299.8
      • specified NEC 299.8
  • Psychosis 298.9
    • borderline (schizophrenia) (see also Schizophrenia) 295.5
      • of childhood (see also Psychosis, childhood) 299.8
        • prepubertal 299.8
    • childhood, with origin specific to 299.9
      • atypical 299.8
      • specified type NEC 299.8
    • schizophrenia, schizophrenic (see also Schizophrenia) 295.9
      • borderline type 295.5
        • of childhood (see also Psychosis, childhood) 299.8
      • catatonic (excited) (withdrawn) 295.2
      • childhood type (see also Psychosis, childhood) 299.9
      • hebephrenic 295.1
      • incipient 295.5
      • latent 295.5
      • paranoid 295.3
      • prepsychotic 295.5
      • prodromal 295.5
      • pseudoneurotic 295.5
      • pseudopsychopathic 295.5
      • schizophreniform 295.4
      • simple 295.0
      • undifferentiated type 295.9
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Asperger's 299.8
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