Valid for Submission
F95.2 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of tourette's disorder. The code F95.2 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code F95.2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like dysphonia of gilles de la tourette's syndrome or gilles de la tourette's syndrome.
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code F95.2:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Combined vocal and multiple motor tic disorder de la Tourette
- Tourette's syndrome
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code F95.2 are found in the index:
- - De la Tourette's syndrome - F95.2
- - Disease, diseased - See Also: Syndrome;
- - Guinon's disease (motor-verbal tic) - F95.2
- - Myospasia impulsiva - F95.2
- - Tic (disorder) - F95.9
- - Tourette's syndrome - F95.2
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Dysphonia of Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
- Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
- TOURETTE SYNDROME-. a neuropsychological disorder related to alterations in dopamine metabolism and neurotransmission involving frontal subcortical neuronal circuits. both multiple motor and one or more vocal tics need to be present with tics occurring many times a day nearly daily over a period of more than one year. the onset is before age 18 and the disturbance is not due to direct physiological effects of a substance or a another medical condition. the disturbance causes marked distress or significant impairment in social occupational or other important areas of functioning. from dsm iv 1994; neurol clin 1997 may;152:357 79
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Information for Patients
If you have Tourette syndrome, you make unusual movements or sounds, called tics. You have little or no control over them. Common tics are throat-clearing and blinking. You may repeat words, spin, or, rarely, blurt out swear words.
Tourette syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system. It often occurs with other problems, such as
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
The cause of Tourette syndrome is unknown. It is more common in boys than girls. The tics usually start in childhood and may be worst in the early teens. Many people eventually outgrow them.
No treatment is needed unless the tics interfere with everyday life. Excitement or worry can make tics worse. Calm, focused activities may make them better. Medicines and talk therapy may also help.
NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
- Tourette syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
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Tourette syndrome Tourette syndrome is a complex disorder characterized by repetitive, sudden, and involuntary movements or noises called tics. Tics usually appear in childhood, and their severity varies over time. In most cases, tics become milder and less frequent in late adolescence and adulthood.Tourette syndrome involves both motor tics, which are uncontrolled body movements, and vocal or phonic tics, which are outbursts of sound. Some motor tics are simple and involve only one muscle group. Simple motor tics, such as rapid eye blinking, shoulder shrugging, or nose twitching, are usually the first signs of Tourette syndrome. Motor tics also can be complex (involving multiple muscle groups), such as jumping, kicking, hopping, or spinning.Vocal tics, which generally appear later than motor tics, also can be simple or complex. Simple vocal tics include grunting, sniffing, and throat-clearing. More complex vocalizations include repeating the words of others (echolalia) or repeating one's own words (palilalia). The involuntary use of inappropriate or obscene language (coprolalia) is possible, but uncommon, among people with Tourette syndrome.In addition to frequent tics, people with Tourette syndrome are at risk for associated problems including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, depression, and problems with sleep.
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