2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E56.1

Deficiency of vitamin K

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • E56.1 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 E56.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E56.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 E56.1 may differ.
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 E56.1. 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.
  • deficiency of coagulation factor due to vitamin K deficiency (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D68.4

    Acquired coagulation factor deficiency

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Deficiency of coagulation factor due to liver disease
    • Deficiency of coagulation factor due to vitamin K deficiency
    Type 1 Excludes
    • vitamin K deficiency of newborn (P53)
    D68.4
    )
  • vitamin K deficiency of newborn (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P53

    Hemorrhagic disease of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Applicable To
    • Vitamin K deficiency of newborn
    P53
    )
The following code(s) above E56.1 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 E56.1:
  • 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
  • E56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E56

    Other vitamin deficiencies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • sequelae of other vitamin deficiencies (E64.8)
    Other vitamin deficiencies
Approximate Synonyms
  • Vitamin k deficiency
Clinical Information
  • A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of vitamin k in the diet, characterized by an increased tendency to hemorrhage (hemorrhagic disorders). Such bleeding episodes may be particularly severe in newborn infants. (from cecil textbook of medicine, 19th ed, p1182)
  • Condition due to a deficiency of vitamin k.
  • Deficiency of vitamin k. It may lead to bleeding, manifested with ecchymoses, petechiae, and hematomas. In infants it may cause hemorrhagic disease of newborn with intracranial and retroperitoneal bleeding.
ICD-10-CM E56.1 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 E56.1 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
Code annotations containing back-references to E56.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: T45.7X6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T45.7X6

    Underdosing of anticoagulant antagonist, vitamin K and other coagulants

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • vitamin K deficiency (E56.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to E56.1:
  • Avitaminosis (multiple) E56.9
    - see also Deficiency, vitamin
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E56.9

    Vitamin deficiency, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • K E56.1
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • menadione (vitamin K) E56.1
    • vitamin (multiple) E56.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E56.9

      Vitamin deficiency, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • K E56.1
  • Menadione deficiency E56.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E56.1
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
E61.2 Magnesium deficiency
E61.3 Manganese deficiency

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