- Chapter 4
- Section 280-290
- Code 281.8
ICD-9-CM Code 281.8
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Long ICD9 Description: Anemia associated with other specified nutritional deficiency
Short ICD9 Description: Nutritional anemia NEC
281 - Other deficiency anemias