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ICD-10-CM Code E56.0
Deficiency of vitamin E

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

E56.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of deficiency of vitamin E. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code E560 is used to code Vitamin E deficiency

Vitamin E deficiency causes nerve problems due to poor conduction of electrical impulses along nerves due to changes in nerve membrane structure and function.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Code: D014811
ICD 9 Code: 269.1
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #640-641 - Misc disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids or electrolytes with MCC.
  • DRG Group #640-641 - Misc disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids or electrolytes without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Dietary deficiency of selenium AND vitamin E (disorder)
  • Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency (disorder)
  • Vitamin E deficiency (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E56.0 - Deficiency of vitamin E'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E56.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Deficiency of other vitamins (approximate match)

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 E56.0 and a single ICD9 code, 269.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E56 - Other vitamin deficiencies

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