ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R47.89

Other speech disturbances

Diagnosis Code R47.89

ICD-10: R47.89
Short Description: Other speech disturbances
Long Description: Other speech disturbances
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R47.89

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Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving speech and voice (R47-R49)
      • Speech disturbances, not elsewhere classified (R47)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
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Synonyms
  • Difficulty imitating speech sounds
  • Difficulty making movements for speech
  • Difficulty making speech sounds
  • Difficulty using blended sounds
  • Difficulty using clicks in speech
  • Difficulty using consonant vowel combination
  • Difficulty using consonant vowel consonant combination
  • Difficulty using glottalic airstream for speech
  • Difficulty using pulmonic airstream for speech
  • Difficulty using respiratory support for speech
  • Difficulty using single consonant
  • Difficulty using single vowels
  • Difficulty using sounds in isolation
  • Difficulty using velaric airstream for speech
  • Disruptive vocalization due to brain disease
  • Disturbance in speech rhythm
  • Does not imitate speech sounds
  • Does not make movements for speech
  • Does not make speech sounds
  • Does not use clicks in speech
  • Does not use glottalic airstream for speech
  • Does not use pulmonic airstream for speech
  • Does not use respiratory support for speech
  • Does not use velaric airstream for speech
  • Dyspraxia of velopharynx
  • Embololalia
  • Immature sound system
  • Impairment of speech form
  • Impairment of voice production
  • Mimmation
  • Mirror speech
  • Oral dyspraxia
  • Oral-verbal dyspraxia
  • Pressure of speech
  • Specific speech impairment
  • Speech and language dyspraxias
  • Speech and language dyspraxias
  • Speech and language dyspraxias
  • Speech and language dyspraxias
  • Speech and language dyspraxias
  • Speech and language dyspraxias
  • Speech limited
  • Speech problem
  • Speech problem
  • Staccato speech
  • Tongue tip dyspraxia
  • Unable to imitate speech sounds
  • Unable to make movements for speech
  • Unable to make speech sounds
  • Unable to use blended sounds
  • Unable to use clicks in speech
  • Unable to use consonant vowel combination
  • Unable to use consonant vowel consonant combination
  • Unable to use glottalic airstream for speech
  • Unable to use pulmonic airstream for speech
  • Unable to use respiratory support for speech
  • Unable to use single consonant
  • Unable to use single vowels
  • Unable to use sounds in isolation
  • Unable to use velaric airstream for speech
  • Velar dyspraxia
  • Verbal dyspraxia
  • Verbalizes no understanding
  • Verbalizes partial understanding
  • Verbigeration

Information for Patients


Speech and Communication Disorders

Also called: Communication disorders

Many disorders can affect our ability to speak and communicate. They range from saying sounds incorrectly to being completely unable to speak or understand speech. Causes include

  • Hearing disorders and deafness
  • Voice problems, such as dysphonia or those caused by cleft lip or palate
  • Speech problems like stuttering
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Learning disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Brain injury
  • Stroke

Some speech and communication problems may be genetic. Often, no one knows the causes. By first grade, about 5 percent of children have noticeable speech disorders. Speech and language therapy can help.

NIH: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

  • Apraxia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Dysarthria (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Phonological disorder (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Selective mutism (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Speech impairment (adult) (Medical Encyclopedia)


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