Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E53.9

Vitamin B deficiency, unspecified

  • E53.9 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, E53.9 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • A condition due to deficiency in any member of the vitamin b complex. These b vitamins are water-soluble and must be obtained from the diet because they are easily lost in the urine. Unlike the lipid-soluble vitamins, they cannot be stored in the body fat.
  • Condition due to a deficiency of one or more of the b vitamins.
Description Synonyms
  • Vitamin B deficiency
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 6 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 E53.9 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 E53.9 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM E53.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 640 Misc disorders of nutrition,metabolism,fluids/electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Misc disorders of nutrition,metabolism,fluids/electrolytes without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM E53.9 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM E53.9: