Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E53.9

Vitamin B deficiency, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • E53.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E53.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 E53.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

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.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Vitamin B deficiency
ICD-10-CM E53.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 640 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism , fluids and electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism , fluids and 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: