Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 275.41
Hypocalcemia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 275.41 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 275.41 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hypocalcemia (low calcium level)
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by laboratory test results that indicate a low concentration of calcium in the blood.
  • Hypocalcemia; lower than normal levels of calcium in the circulating blood.
  • Lower than normal levels of calcium in the circulating blood.
  • Reduction of the blood calcium below normal. Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm. (Dorland, 27th ed)
  • Reduction of the blood calcium below normal; manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 275.41 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E83.51 Hypocalcemia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 275.41:
  • Calcium
    • blood
      • high (see also Hypercalcemia) 275.42
      • low (see also Hypocalcemia) 275.41
  • Hypocalcemia 275.41
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