Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 266.1
Vitamin B6 deficiency
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 266.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 266.1 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 266.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E53.1 Pyridoxine deficiency
Approximate Synonyms
  • Vitamin b6 deficiency
Clinical Information
  • A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of vitamin b 6 in the diet, characterized by dermatitis, glossitis, cheilosis, and stomatitis. Marked deficiency causes irritability, weakness, depression, dizziness, peripheral neuropathy, and seizures. In infants and children typical manifestations are diarrhea, anemia, and seizures. Deficiency can be caused by certain medications, such as isoniazid
  • Condition due to deficiency of vitamin b6
  • Deficiency of vitamin b6. It is usually caused by alcoholism, malabsorption, or as a side effect of medications. Signs and symptoms include stomatitis, glossitis, dermatitis, peripheral neuropathy, irritability, seizures, and anemia
266.1 Excludes
  • vitamin B6-responsive sideroblastic anemia (285.0)
Applies To
  • Deficiency:
    • pyridoxal
    • pyridoxamine
    • pyridoxine
  • Vitamin B6 deficiency syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 266.1:
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