ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R62.7

Adult failure to thrive

Diagnosis Code R62.7

ICD-10: R62.7
Short Description: Adult failure to thrive
Long Description: Adult failure to thrive
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R62.7

Valid for Submission
The code R62.7 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.

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Adult diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipAdult diagnoses
Adult. Age range is 15–124 years inclusive (e.g., senile delirium, mature cataract).


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R62.7 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

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 783.7 - Failure to thrive-adult

Synonyms
  • Adult failure to thrive syndrome
  • Failure to gain weight
  • Failure to thrive
  • Failure to thrive
  • Failure to thrive
  • Failure to thrive
  • Impaired renal function disorder
  • Impairment of adult development
  • Impairment of older adult development
  • On examination - failure to thrive
  • Organic failure to thrive
  • Problem of growth and development
  • Renal function impairment with growth failure

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