Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 268.0
Rickets active
  • Short description: Rickets, active.
  • ICD-9-CM 268.0 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 268.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 268.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 268.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Active rickets
  • Hereditary vitamin D dependent rickets type 1
  • Rickets
  • Rickets, active
  • Vitamin D-dependent rickets
268.0 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 268.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E55.0 Rickets, active
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 268.0:
  • Avitaminosis (multiple NEC) (see also Deficiency, vitamin) 269.2
  • Calciferol (vitamin D) deficiency 268.9
    • with
      • osteomalacia 268.2
      • rickets (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • calciferol 268.9
      • with
        • osteomalacia 268.2
        • rickets (see also Rickets) 268.0
    • ergosterol 268.9
      • with
        • osteomalacia 268.2
        • rickets (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • English (rickets) 268.0
    • Glisson's (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • English disease (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Ergosterol deficiency (vitamin D) 268.9
    • with
      • osteomalacia 268.2
      • rickets (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Glisson's
    • disease (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Malacia, bone 268.2
    • juvenile (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Malacosteon 268.2
    • juvenile (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Morbus
    • anglicus, anglorum 268.0
  • Osteomalacia 268.2
    • infantile (see also Rickets) 268.0
    • juvenile (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Pectus
    • carinatum (congenital) 754.82
      • acquired 738.3
      • rachitic (see also Rickets) 268.0
    • excavatum (congenital) 754.81
      • acquired 738.3
      • rachitic (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Pigeon
    • breast or chest (acquired) 738.3
      • congenital 754.82
      • rachitic (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Rachitis, rachitism - see also Rickets
    • acute 268.0
    • tarda 268.0
  • Rickets (active) (acute) (adolescent) (adult) (chest wall) (congenital) (current) (infantile) (intestinal) 268.0
    • hemorrhagic 267
    • hypophosphatemic with nephrotic-glycosuric dwarfism 270.0
    • vitamin D-resistant 275.3
  • Rosary, rachitic 268.0
  • Tetany, tetanic 781.7
    • associated with rickets 268.0
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