ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 783.42

Delayed milestones

Diagnosis Code 783.42

ICD-9: 783.42
Short Description: Delayed milestones
Long Description: Delayed milestones
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 783.42

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions
    • Symptoms (780-789)
      • 783 Symptoms concerning nutrition, metabolism, and development

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Pediatric diagnoses (age 0 through 17) Additional informationCallout TooltipPediatric diagnoses (age 0 through 17)
Pediatric diagnoses: Age range is 0–17 years inclusive.

Convert to ICD-10 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.
  • R62.0 - Delayed milestone in childhood

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 783.42 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Delay, delayed
      • milestone in childhood 783.42

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

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