Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 268.9
Unspecified vitamin D deficiency
  • Short description: Vitamin D deficiency NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 268.9 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 268.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 268.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 268.9: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Vitamin D deficiency
Applies To
  • Avitaminosis D
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 268.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E55.9 Vitamin D deficiency, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 268.9:
  • 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
    • viosterol (see also Deficiency, calciferol) 268.9
  • Ergosterol deficiency (vitamin D) 268.9
    • with
      • osteomalacia 268.2
      • rickets (see also Rickets) 268.0
  • Viosterol deficiency (see also Deficiency, calciferol) 268.9
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