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ICD-10-CM Code E59
Dietary selenium deficiency

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

E59 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of dietary selenium deficiency. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code E59 is used to code Keshan disease

Keshan disease is a congestive cardiomyopathy caused by a combination of dietary deficiency of selenium and the presence of a mutated strain of Coxsackievirus, named after Keshan County of Heilongjiang province, Northeast China, where symptoms were first noted. These symptoms were later found prevalent in a wide belt extending from northeast to southwest China, all due to selenium-deficient soil. The disease peaked in 1960−1970, claiming thousands of lives.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: 269.3, 269.3

Coding Notes for E59 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Keshan disease
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Sequelae of selenium deficiency - instead, use code E64.8

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.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E59 - Dietary selenium deficiency'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E59. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Selenium deficiency, dietary (E59)
Keshan disease (E59)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Mineral deficiency, not elsewhere classified (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 E59 and a single ICD9 code, 269.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


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