2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 276.2
- pathologic condition resulting from accumulation of acid or depletion of the alkaline reserve (bicarbonate) content of the blood and body tissues, and characterized by an increase in hydrogen ion concentration (decrease in pH).
- An abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues.
- acidosis caused by accumulation of lactic acid more rapidly than it can be metabolized; may occur spontaneously or in association with diseases such as diabetes mellitus, leukemia, or liver failure.
- excess retention of carbon dioxide in the body resulting from ventilatory impairment.
- A state due to excess retention of carbon dioxide in the body.
- Acidosis resulted from any pathologic condition interfering with normal ventilation, e.g. in case of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
- (met-ah-BOL-ik as-id-O-sis) A condition in which the blood is too acidic. It may be caused by severe illness or sepsis (bacteria in the bloodstream).
- ICD-9-CM 276.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
276.2 Alternative Terminology
Convert 276.2 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 276.2: