ICD-10-CM Code D51.9
Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
D51.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of vitamin B12 deficiency anemia, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code D51 is used to code Anemia
Anemia, also spelt anaemia, is usually defined as a decrease in the amount of red blood cells (RBCs) or hemoglobin in the blood. It can also be defined as a lowered ability of the blood to carry oxygen. When anemia comes on slowly the symptoms are often vague and may include: feeling tired, weakness, shortness of breath or a poor ability to exercise. Anemia that comes on quickly often has greater symptoms which may include: confusion, feeling like one is going to pass out, loss of consciousness, or increased thirst. Anemia must be significant before a person becomes noticeably pale. Additional symptoms may occur depending on the underlying cause.
|MeSH Codes:||D000740, D000740, D000740, D000740, D000740, D000740|
|ICD 9 Codes:||280, 281, 283, 282, 284, 285|
Human blood from a case of iron-deficiency anemia
- DRG Group #811-812 - Red blood cell disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #811-812 - Red blood cell disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D51.9 - Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia, unspecified'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code D51.9 and a single ICD9 code, 281.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.