Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 269
Other nutritional deficiencies
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 269 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of vitamin k in the diet, characterized by an increased tendency to hemorrhage (hemorrhagic disorders). Such bleeding episodes may be particularly severe in newborn infants. (from cecil textbook of medicine, 19th ed, p1182)
  • Condition due to a deficiency of vitamin k
  • Deficiency of vitamin k. It may lead to bleeding, manifested with ecchymoses, petechiae, and hematomas. In infants it may cause hemorrhagic disease of newborn with intracranial and retroperitoneal bleeding
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