Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 263.2
Arrested development following protein-calorie malnutrition
  • Short description: Arrest devel d/t malnutr.
  • ICD-9-CM 263.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 263.2 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 263.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 263.2: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 263.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E45 Retarded development following protein-calorie malnutrition
Approximate Synonyms
  • Arrested development following protein calorie malnutrition
  • Protein calorie malnutrition, arrested development
Applies To
  • Nutritional dwarfism
  • Physical retardation due to malnutrition
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 263.2:
  • Development
  • Dwarf, dwarfism 259.4
    • nutritional 263.2
  • Retardation
    • growth (physical) in childhood 783.43
      • due to malnutrition 263.2
      • fetal (intrauterine) 764.9
        • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
    • physical 783.43
      • child 783.43
      • due to malnutrition 263.2
      • fetus (intrauterine) 764.9
        • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
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