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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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:
  • 2014 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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