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Code: E55

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Vitamin D deficiency

Block: Other nutritional deficiencies (E50-E64)

Excludes 2: nutritional anemias (D50-D53)

Details: Vitamin D deficiency

Excludes 1: adult osteomalacia (M83.-)
osteoporosis (M80.-)
sequelae of rickets (E64.3)

Guidelines: Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E89)

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.

Excludes 1: transitory endocrine and metabolic disorders specific to newborn (P70-P74)

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Can anyone give some feedback on what code to use for a history of Vitamin D Deficiency? We have had a lot of discussions regarding this, and the best code we can come up with is Z86.39.


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If the patient is still on treatment it should be an active Vit D deficiency code.

If they just don't have it anymore and not on medicine for it then you can use that code