2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 268
Vitamin d deficiency
- There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 268 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of vitamin d in the diet, insufficient production of vitamin d in the skin, inadequate absorption of vitamin d from the diet, or abnormal conversion of vitamin d to its bioactive metabolites. It is manifested clinically as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. (from cecil textbook of medicine, 19th ed, p1406)
- Condition due to a deficiency of vitamin d