2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E54

Ascorbic acid deficiency

Applicable To
  • Deficiency of vitamin C
  • Scurvy
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 E54. 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.
  • scorbutic anemia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D53.2

    Scorbutic anemia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    D53.2
    )
  • sequelae of vitamin C deficiency (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E64.2

    Sequelae of vitamin C deficiency

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    E64.2
    )
The following code(s) above E54 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to E54:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM E54 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to E54:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to E54:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E54
E51.12 Wet beriberi
E51.2 Wernicke's encephalopathy
E51.8 Other manifestations of thiamine deficiency
E51.9 Thiamine deficiency, unspecified
E52 Niacin deficiency [pellagra]
E53 Deficiency of other B group vitamins
E53.0 Riboflavin deficiency
E53.1 Pyridoxine deficiency
E53.8 Deficiency of other specified B group vitamins
E53.9 Vitamin B deficiency, unspecified
E54 Ascorbic acid deficiency
E55 Vitamin D deficiency
E55.0 Rickets, active
E55.9 Vitamin D deficiency, unspecified
E56 Other vitamin deficiencies
E56.0 Deficiency of vitamin E
E56.1 Deficiency of vitamin K
E56.8 Deficiency of other vitamins
E56.9 Vitamin deficiency, unspecified
E58 Dietary calcium deficiency
E59 Dietary selenium deficiency

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