ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R62.59

Oth lack of expected normal physiol development in childhood

Diagnosis Code R62.59

ICD-10: R62.59
Short Description: Oth lack of expected normal physiol development in childhood
Long Description: Other lack of expected normal physiological development in childhood
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R62.59

Valid for Submission
The code R62.59 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
      • Lack of expected normal physiol dev in childhood and adults (R62)

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.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R62.59 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 640 - MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM , FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES WITH MCC
  • 641 - MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM , FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES WITHOUT MCC

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Information for Patients


Child Development

As children grow older, they develop in several different ways. Child development includes physical, intellectual, social, and emotional changes.

Children grow and mature at very different rates. It's hard to say what "normal" is. There can be big differences in height, weight, and build among healthy children. Diet, exercise and genes are all factors. Some children begin puberty or are close to it before they are teenagers.

Children start to become more independent from their parents. They may rebel. They also look outward - to their friends, who are usually of the same sex. Peer approval becomes very important. Your child may try new behaviors to be part of "the group." This can also be the time that parents or teachers recognize learning disabilities or behavioral problems in children. These problems can get worse as time goes on, so it is important to get help early.

  • Developmental milestones record
  • Developmental milestones record - 4 years
  • Developmental milestones record - 5 years
  • Developmental Screening (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - In English and Spanish
  • Growth chart
  • Normal growth and development
  • Preschooler development
  • School-age children development


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