2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E53.9

Vitamin B deficiency, unspecified

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  • E53.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM E53.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E53.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 E53.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above E53.9 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 E53.9:
  • E00-E89
    2020 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
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range E50-E64

    Other nutritional deficiencies

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other nutritional deficiencies
  • E53
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E53

    Deficiency of other B group vitamins

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • sequelae of vitamin B deficiency (E64.8)
    Deficiency of other B group vitamins
Approximate Synonyms
  • Vitamin b deficiency
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.
ICD-10-CM E53.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 640 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids and electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids and electrolytes without mcc

Convert E53.9 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to E53.9:
  • Avitaminosis (multiple) E56.9
    - see also Deficiency, vitamin
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E56.9

    Vitamin deficiency, unspecified

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    • B E53.9
  • Burning
    • feet syndrome E53.9
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • vitamin (multiple) E56.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E56.9

      Vitamin deficiency, unspecified

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  • Encephalopathy (acute) G93.40
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.40

    Encephalopathy, unspecified

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  • Polyneuropathy (peripheral) G62.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G62.9

    Polyneuropathy, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Neuropathy NOS
  • Stomatitis (denture) (ulcerative) K12.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.1

    Other forms of stomatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Stomatitis NOS
    • Denture stomatitis
    • Ulcerative stomatitis
    • Vesicular stomatitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis (A69.1)
    • Vincent's stomatitis (A69.1)
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • burning feet E53.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E53.9
E51.11 Dry beriberi
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

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