Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders (F90)

Clinical Information for Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders (F90)

Acromegaly - A condition caused by prolonged exposure to excessive HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE in adults. It is characterized by bony enlargement of the FACE; lower jaw (PROGNATHISM); hands; FEET; HEAD; and THORAX. The most common etiology is a GROWTH HORMONE-SECRETING PITUITARY ADENOMA. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch36, pp79-80)

Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma - A pituitary tumor that secretes GROWTH HORMONE. In humans, excess HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE leads to ACROMEGALY.

Instructional Notations

Includes Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.

  • attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity
  • attention deficit syndrome with hyperactivity

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

  • anxiety disorders F40 F41
  • mood [affective] disorders F30 F39
  • pervasive developmental disorders F84
  • schizophrenia F20