Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 269.8
Other nutritional deficiency
  • Short description: Nutrition deficiency NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 269.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 269.8 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 269.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 269.8: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 269.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E63.8 Other specified nutritional deficiencies
Approximate Synonyms
  • Carnitine nutritional deficiency
  • Decreased nutritional requirement
  • Deficiency of macronutrients
  • Deficiency of micronutrients
  • Dietary potassium - low
  • Dietary sodium - low
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy due to taurine deficiency
  • Essential fatty acid deficiency
  • Hereditary vitamin D dependency syndrome, type I
  • Imbalance of constituents of food intake
  • Inadequate dietary carbohydrate intake
  • Inadequate dietary intake of fat
  • Inadequate dietary intake of potassium
  • Inadequate dietary mineral intake
  • Inadequate dietary vitamin intake
  • Mild hereditary spherocytosis due to spectrin deficiency
  • Nutrition deficiency due to a particular kind of food
  • Nutrition deficiency due to insufficient food
  • Nutritional deficiency associated condition
  • Nutritional imbalance
269.8 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 269.8:
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • nutrition, nutritional 269.9
      • specified NEC 269.8
    • specified NEC 269.8
  • Deprivation
    • food 994.2
      • specific substance NEC 269.8
  • Food
    • deprivation 994.2
      • specified kind of food NEC 269.8
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