2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 265.2
- ICD-9-CM 265.2 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 265.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- A disease due to deficiency of niacin, a b-complex vitamin, or its precursor tryptophan. It is characterized by scaly dermatitis which is often associated with diarrhea and dementia (the three d's)
- niacin (-tryptophan)
- nicotinic acid
- vitamin PP
- Pellagra (alcoholic)
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts directly to:
- 2015 ICD-10-CM E52 Niacin deficiency [pellagra]