Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 269.9
Unspecified nutritional deficiency
  • Short description: Nutrition deficiency NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 269.9 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 269.9 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 269.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 269.9: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Late effect of nutritional deficiency
  • Maternal nutritional deficiency during childbirth
  • Nutrient element deficiency
  • Nutritional deficiency
  • Nutritional deficiency in childbirth
  • Nutritional deficiency in pregnancy
  • Nutritional deficiency postpartum
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) nutritional deficiency
  • Postpartum nutritional deficiency
  • Sequelae of nutritional deficiency
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 269.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E63.9 Nutritional deficiency, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 269.9:
  • Debility (general) (infantile) (postinfectional) 799.3
    • with nutritional difficulty 269.9
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • diet 269.9
    • disease NEC 269.9
    • nutrition, nutritional 269.9
  • Dietary
    • inadequacy or deficiency 269.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • deficiency 269.9
    • nutritional 269.9
      • maternal, affecting fetus or newborn 760.4
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • nutritional 269.9
  • Dropsy, dropsical (see also Edema) 782.3
    • nutritional 269.9
  • Error
    • in diet 269.9
  • Inadequate, inadequacy
    • dietary 269.9
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • dietary 269.9
  • Nutrition, deficient or insufficient (particular kind of food) 269.9
  • Undernourishment 269.9
  • Undernutrition 269.9
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