2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E56

Other vitamin deficiencies

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 E56. 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 other vitamin deficiencies (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E64.8

    Sequelae of other nutritional deficiencies

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    E64.8
    )
The following code(s) above E56 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • 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 E56:
  • 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
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E56
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
E60 Dietary zinc deficiency
E61 Deficiency of other nutrient elements
E61.0 Copper deficiency
E61.1 Iron deficiency

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.