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2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 276.51
- ICD-9-CM 276.51 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 276.51.
- More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 276.51: 2012 2013 2014.
- A condition caused by the loss of too much water from the body. Severe diarrhea or vomiting can cause dehydration.
- A condition resulting from the excessive loss of water from the body. It is usually caused by severe diarrhea, vomiting or diaphoresis.
- A disorder characterized by excessive loss of water from the body. It is usually caused by severe diarrhea, vomiting or diaphoresis.
- Condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
- Decreased intravascular, interstitial, and/or intracellular fluid. This refers to dehydration, water loss alone without change in sodium.
- State of excessively reduced body water or water deficit.
- The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
- When you're dehydrated, your body doesn't have enough fluid to work properly. An average person on an average day needs about 3 quarts of water. But if you're out in the hot sun, you'll need a lot more than that. Most healthy bodies are very good at regulating water. Elderly people, young children and some special cases - like people taking certain medications - need to be a little more careful.signs of dehydration in adults include
- being thirsty
- urinating less often than usual
- dark-colored urine
- dry skin
- feeling tired
- dizziness and fainting
- Dehydration due to radiation
- Dehydration hypernatremic
- Dehydration secondary to radiation
- Dehydration, mild
- Dehydration, moderate
- Dehydration, severe
- Hypernatremic dehydration
- Mild dehydration
- Moderate dehydration
- Severe dehydration
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ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 276.51:
- Anhydration 276.51
- Cachexia 799.4
- Dehydration (cachexia) 276.51
- newborn 775.5
- Luetscher's syndrome (dehydration) 276.51
- Syndrome - see also Disease
- Luetscher's (dehydration) 276.51
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