Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 315.4
Developmental coordination disorder
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Devel coordination dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 315.4 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 315.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Clumsiness -motor delay
  • Clumsiness, motor delay
  • Developmental delay, gross motor
  • Gross motor development delay
  • Motor delay
  • Motor delay, clumsiness
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an impairment in the development of an individual's motor coordination skills; this impairment in motor development is not due to a medical condition.
  • Inability to execute complex coordinated movements resulting from lesions in the motor area of the cortex but involving no sensory impairment or paralysis.
  • Loss of ability to perform familiar, purposeful movements in the absence of paralysis or other neural sensorimotor impairment.
Applies To
  • Clumsiness syndrome
  • Dyspraxia syndrome
  • Specific motor development disorder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 315.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F82 Specific developmental disorder of motor function
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 315.4:
  • Clumsiness 781.3
    • syndrome 315.4
  • Development
    • delayed (see also Delay, development) 783.40
  • Disorder - see also Disease
  • Dyspraxia 781.3
    • syndrome 315.4
  • Retardation
    • development, developmental, specific (see also Disorder, development, specific) 315.9
    • motor, specific 315.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • clumsiness 315.4
    • dyspraxia 315.4
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