2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E50.0

Vitamin A deficiency with conjunctival xerosis

The following code(s) above E50.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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that may be applicable to E50.0:
  • E00-E89
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range E00-E89

    Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases

    Note
    • All neoplasms, whether functionally active or not, are classified in Chapter 2. Appropriate codes in this chapter (i.e. E05.8, E07.0, E16-E31, E34.-) may be used as additional codes to indicate either functional activity by neoplasms and ectopic endocrine tissue or hyperfunction and hypofunction of endocrine glands associated with neoplasms and other conditions classified elsewhere.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transitory endocrine and metabolic disorders specific to newborn (P70-P74)
    Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
  • E50-E64
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range E50-E64

    Other nutritional deficiencies

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other nutritional deficiencies
  • E50
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E50

    Vitamin A deficiency

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • sequelae of vitamin A deficiency (E64.1)
    Vitamin A deficiency
ICD-10-CM E50.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert E50.0 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to E50.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to E50.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E50.0
E40 Kwashiorkor
E41 Nutritional marasmus
E42 Marasmic kwashiorkor
E43 Unspecified severe protein-calorie malnutrition
E44 Protein-calorie malnutrition of moderate and mild degree
E44.0 Moderate protein-calorie malnutrition
E44.1 Mild protein-calorie malnutrition
E45 Retarded development following protein-calorie malnutrition
E46 Unspecified protein-calorie malnutrition
E50 Vitamin A deficiency
E50.0 Vitamin A deficiency with conjunctival xerosis
E50.1 Vitamin A deficiency with Bitot's spot and conjunctival xerosis
E50.2 Vitamin A deficiency with corneal xerosis
E50.3 Vitamin A deficiency with corneal ulceration and xerosis
E50.4 Vitamin A deficiency with keratomalacia
E50.5 Vitamin A deficiency with night blindness
E50.6 Vitamin A deficiency with xerophthalmic scars of cornea
E50.7 Other ocular manifestations of vitamin A deficiency
E50.8 Other manifestations of vitamin A deficiency
E50.9 Vitamin A deficiency, unspecified
E51 Thiamine deficiency

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