Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 783.9
Other symptoms concerning nutrition metabolism and development
  • Short description: NUTR/METAB/DEVEL SYM NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 783.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 783.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Abnl increase in body height
  • ABNL INCREASE IN BODY HEIGHT (finding)
  • Abnormal increase in body height
  • Abnormal metabolic state in diabetes mellitus
  • Abnormal sexual state and development
  • Abnormal weight
  • Adipsia
  • Altered appetite
  • Appetite problem
  • Body weight AND/OR growth problem
  • Carbohydrate craving
  • Childhood growth AND/OR development alteration
  • Decrease in appetite
  • Decreased body growth
  • Decreased metabolic requirement
  • Developmental delay in feeding
  • Dietary potassium - high
  • Difficulty eating
  • Disorder of stature
  • Disorders with tall stature
  • Excessive dietary caloric intake
  • Excessive dietary carbohydrate intake
  • Excessive dietary intake of calcium
  • Excessive dietary intake of fat
  • Excessive dietary intake of fiber
  • Excessive dietary intake of folate
  • Excessive dietary intake of iron
  • Excessive dietary intake of niacin
  • Excessive dietary intake of potassium
  • Excessive dietary intake of protein
  • Excessive dietary intake of riboflavin
  • Excessive dietary intake of thiamine
  • Excessive dietary intake of vitamin A
  • Excessive dietary intake of vitamin C
  • Excessive dietary intake of vitamin D
  • Excessive dietary intake of vitamin E
  • Excessive dietary intake of vitamin K
  • Excessive dietary intake of zinc
  • Excessive dietary mineral intake
  • Excessive dietary vitamin intake
  • Failure to lose weight
  • Failure to maintain weight
  • Folate deficiency anemia due to dietary causes
  • Hypometabolism
  • Inadequate dietary intake of vitamin D
  • Increased appetite
  • Increased body growth
  • Increased metabolic requirement
  • Infant formula for metabolic dysfunction
  • Nutritional disorder
  • Nutritionally compromised
  • On examination - endocrine, nutrition or metabolic
  • On examination - failure to thrive
  • On examination - height greater than 20% over average
  • On examination - lack of growth
  • On examination - underactive infant
  • On examination - weight 10-20% below ideal
  • On examination - weight greater than 20% below ideal
  • Patchy organ or tissue uptake
  • Post-pubertal
  • Pre-pubertal
  • Pubertal
  • Sequelae of nutritional disorders
  • Sexual nondevelopment
  • Slow weight gain
  • Tall for age
  • Tall stature
  • Thin build
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
783.9 Excludes
  • abnormal basal metabolic rate (794.7)
  • dehydration (276.51)
  • other disorders of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance (276.0-276.9)
Applies To
  • Hypometabolism
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 783.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R63.8 Other symptoms and signs concerning food and fluid intake
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 783.9:
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