F84.4: Overactive disorder associated with mental retardation and stereotyped movements

You have a developmental disorder that involves reduced intellectual capability and makes children very restless.

Children with this developmental disorder have a great urge to move around, and they find it hard to concentrate. The need to move around may decline over time. Typical of this developmental disorder is that the person repeats certain actions. Intellectual capabilities are significantly reduced.

The precise reason for this developmental disorder is unknown.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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