Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 783.4
Lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 783.4 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
783.4 Excludes
  • delay in sexual development and puberty (259.0)
  • gonadal dysgenesis (758.6)
  • pituitary dwarfism (253.3)
  • slow fetal growth and fetal malnutrition (764.00-764.99)
  • specific delays in mental development (315.0-315.9)
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