2022 ICD-10-CM Codes for Severe intellectual disabilities (F72)

Clinical Terms for Severe intellectual disabilities (F72)

Mentally Disabled Persons-. Persons diagnosed as having significantly lower than average intelligence and considerable problems in adapting to everyday life or lacking independence in regard to activities of daily living.

Instructional Notations

Inclusion Terms Inclusion Terms
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  • IQ 20-25 to 35-40
  • Severe mental subnormality