Niacin deficiency [pellagra] E52-

Applicable To
  • Niacin (-tryptophan) deficiency
  • Nicotinamide deficiency
  • Pellagra (alcoholic)
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as E52. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • sequelae of niacin deficiency (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E64.8

    Sequelae of other nutritional deficiencies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
Clinical Information
  • A disease due to deficiency of niacin, a b-complex vitamin, or its precursor tryptophan. It is characterized by scaly dermatitis which is often associated with diarrhea and dementia (the three d's).
  • E52 Niacin deficiency [pellagra]