2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F84.5

Asperger's syndrome

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • F84.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM F84.5 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F84.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 F84.5 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Asperger's disorder
  • Autistic psychopathy
  • Schizoid disorder of childhood
The following code(s) above F84.5 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to F84.5:
  • F01-F99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F99

    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders

    Includes
    • disorders of psychological development
    Type 2 Excludes
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • F84
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F84

    Pervasive developmental disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any associated medical condition and intellectual disabilities.
    Pervasive developmental disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Asperger's disorder
  • Aspergers disorder
  • Aspergers disorder, residual state
  • Residual aspergers disorder
Clinical Information
  • A childhood disorder predominately affecting boys and similar to autism
  • A childhood disorder predominately affecting boys and similar to autism (autistic disorder). It is characterized by severe, sustained, clinically significant impairment of social interaction, and restricted repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. In contrast to autism, there are no clinically significant delays in language or cognitive development. (from dsm-iv)
  • A disorder most often diagnosed in the pediatric years in which the individual displays marked impairment in social interaction and a repetitive, stereotyped pattern of behavior. The individual, however, displays no delay in language or cognitive development, which differentiates asperger syndrome from autism.
  • Asperger's syndrome (as) is an autism spectrum disorder. It is milder than autism but shares some of its symptoms. It is more common in boys than girls.an obsessive interest in a single subject is a major symptom of as. Some children with as have become experts on dinosaurs, makes and models of cars, even objects as seemingly odd as vacuum cleaners. Their expertise, high level of vocabulary and formal speech patterns make them seem like little professors. Children with as have trouble reading social cues and recognizing other people's feelings. They may have strange movements or mannerisms. All of these make it difficult for them to make friends. Problems with motor skills are also common in children with as. They may be late learning to ride a bike or catch a ball, for example. Treatment focuses on the three main symptoms: poor communication skills, obsessive or repetitive routines, and physical clumsiness.
  • Neuropsychiatric disorder whose major manifestation is an inability to interact socially; other features include poor verbal and motor skills, singlemindedness, and social withdrawal.
  • Syndrome or disorder usually first diagnosed in childhood, characterized by severe and sustained impairment in social interactions and restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviors, interests, and activities.
ICD-10-CM F84.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 885 Psychoses

Convert F84.5 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to F84.5:
  • Type 1 Excludes: F80.82
    , F84.0
    , F84.2
    , F84.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F80.82

    Social pragmatic communication disorder

      2017 - New Code 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • autistic disorder (F84.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F84.0

    Autistic disorder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Autism spectrum disorder
    • Infantile autism
    • Infantile psychosis
    • Kanner's syndrome
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F84.2

    Rett's syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • Autistic disorder (F84.0)
    • Other childhood disintegrative disorder (F84.3)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F84.3

    Other childhood disintegrative disorder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Pediatric Dx (0-17 years)
    Applicable To
    • Dementia infantilis
    • Disintegrative psychosis
    • Heller's syndrome
    • Symbiotic psychosis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • Autistic disorder (F84.0)
    • Rett's syndrome (F84.2)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any associated neurological condition.
  • Type 2 Excludes: F21
    , F60.1
    , F60.1
    , F94.1
    , F94.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F21

    Schizotypal disorder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Borderline schizophrenia
    • Latent schizophrenia
    • Latent schizophrenic reaction
    • Prepsychotic schizophrenia
    • Prodromal schizophrenia
    • Pseudoneurotic schizophrenia
    • Pseudopsychopathic schizophrenia
    • Schizotypal personality disorder
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • schizoid personality disorder (F60.1)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F60.1

    Schizoid personality disorder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • delusional disorder (F22)
    • schizoid disorder of childhood (F84.5)
    • schizophrenia (F20.-)
    • schizotypal disorder (F21)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F60.1

    Schizoid personality disorder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • delusional disorder (F22)
    • schizoid disorder of childhood (F84.5)
    • schizophrenia (F20.-)
    • schizotypal disorder (F21)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F94.1

    Reactive attachment disorder of childhood

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • disinhibited attachment disorder of childhood (F94.2)
    • normal variation in pattern of selective attachment
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • maltreatment syndromes (T74.-)
    • sexual or physical abuse in childhood, resulting in psychosocial problems (Z62.81-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any associated failure to thrive or growth retardation
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F94.2

    Disinhibited attachment disorder of childhood

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Affectionless psychopathy
    • Institutional syndrome
    Type 1 Excludes
    • reactive attachment disorder of childhood (F94.1)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Asperger's syndrome (F84.5)
    • attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders (F90.-)
    • hospitalism in children (F43.2-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F84.5:
  • Asperger's disease or syndrome F84.5
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • schizoid of childhood F84.5
  • Psychopathy, psychopathic
    • autistic F84.5
  • Schizophrenia, schizophrenic F20.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F20.9

    Schizophrenia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • childhood type F84.5
    • syndrome of childhood F84.5
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • schizophrenic, of childhood NEC F84.5

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F84.5
F81.2 Mathematics disorder
F81.8 Other developmental disorders of scholastic skills
F81.81 Disorder of written expression
F81.89 Other developmental disorders of scholastic skills
F81.9 Developmental disorder of scholastic skills, unspecified
F82 Specific developmental disorder of motor function
F84 Pervasive developmental disorders
F84.0 Autistic disorder
F84.2 Rett's syndrome
F84.3 Other childhood disintegrative disorder
F84.5 Asperger's syndrome
F84.8 Other pervasive developmental disorders
F84.9 Pervasive developmental disorder, unspecified
F88 Other disorders of psychological development
F89 Unspecified disorder of psychological development
F90 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders
F90.0 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, predominantly inattentive type
F90.1 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, predominantly hyperactive type
F90.2 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type
F90.8 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, other type
F90.9 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, unspecified type

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