Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 265.1
Other and unspecified manifestations of thiamine deficiency
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Thiamine defic NEC/NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 265.1 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 265.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chastek paralysis
  • Inadequate dietary intake of thiamine
  • Thiamin deficiency
  • Thiamine and niacin deficiency states
  • Thiamine deficiency
  • Wernicke disease
  • Wernickes disease
  • Wernicke's disease
Applies To
  • Other vitamin B1 deficiency states
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 265.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E51.8 Other manifestations of thiamine deficiency
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E51.9 Thiamine deficiency, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 265.1:
  • Aneurin deficiency 265.1
  • Avitaminosis (multiple NEC) (see also Deficiency, vitamin) 269.2
    • B1 265.1
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • aneurin 265.1
    • thiamine, thiaminic (chloride) 265.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Gayet's (superior hemorrhagic polioencephalitis) 265.1
    • Wernicke's (superior hemorrhagic polioencephalitis) 265.1
  • Encephalopathy (acute) 348.30
    • Wernicke's (superior hemorrhagic polioencephalitis) 265.1
  • Gayet's disease (superior hemorrhagic polioencephalitis) 265.1
  • Gayet-Wernicke's syndrome (superior hemorrhagic polioencephalitis) 265.1
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • polioencephalitis, superior 265.1
  • Polioencephalitis (acute) (bulbar) (see also Poliomyelitis, bulbar) 045.0
    • superior hemorrhagic (acute) (Wernicke's) 265.1
    • Wernicke's (superior hemorrhagic) 265.1
  • Polioencephalopathy, superior hemorrhagic 265.1
  • Pseudoencephalitis
    • superior (acute) hemorrhagic 265.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Gayet-Wernicke's (superior hemorrhagic polioencephalitis) 265.1
    • Wernicke's (nonalcoholic) (superior hemorrhagic polioencephalitis) 265.1
  • Thiaminic deficiency 265.1
  • Wernicke's encephalopathy, disease, or syndrome (superior hemorrhagic polioencephalitis) 265.1
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