Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R48.2

Apraxia

  • R48.2 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, R48.2 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • A group of cognitive disorders characterized by the inability to perform previously learned skills that cannot be attributed to deficits of motor or sensory function. The two major subtypes of this condition are ideomotor (see apraxia, ideomotor) and ideational apraxia, which refers to loss of the ability to mentally formulate the processes involved with performing an action. For example, dressing apraxia may result from an inability to mentally formulate the act of placing clothes on the body. Apraxias are generally associated with lesions of the dominant parietal lobe and supramarginal gyrus. (from Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp56-7)
  • A kind of neurological disorder characterized by loss of the ability to perform voluntary and skillful movements
  • Inability to execute complex coordinated movements resulting from lesions in the motor area of the cortex but involving no sensory impairment or paralysis.
  • Loss of ability to perform familiar, purposeful movements in the absence of paralysis or other neural sensorimotor impairment.
Description Synonyms
  • Apraxia of speech
  • Apraxic aphonia
Type 1 Excludes
  • apraxia following cerebrovascular disease (I69. with final characters -90)
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 2 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 R48.2 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 R48.2 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM R48.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 886 Behavioral & developmental disorders
Convert ICD-10-CM R48.2 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM R48.2:
  • Apraxia (classic) (ideational) (ideokinetic) (ideomotor) (motor) (verbal) R48.2