Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 264.9
Unspecified vitamin A deficiency
  • Short description: Vitamin A deficiency NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 264.9 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 264.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 264.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 264.9: 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Sequelae of vitamin A deficiency
  • Vitamin A deficiency
Applies To
  • Hypovitaminosis A NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 264.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM E50.9 Vitamin A deficiency, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 264.9:
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