Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 783.0
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 783.0 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 783.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Appetite loss - anorexia
  • Loss of appetite
Clinical Information
  • An abnormal loss of the appetite for food. Anorexia can be caused by cancer, aids, a mental disorder (i.e., anorexia nervosa), or other diseases
  • Clinical manifestation consisting of a physiopathological lack or loss of appetite accompanied by an aversion to food and the inability to eat
783.0 Excludes
  • anorexia nervosa (307.1)
  • loss of appetite of nonorganic origin (307.59)
Applies To
  • Loss of appetite
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 783.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R63.0 Anorexia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 783.0:
  • Anorexia 783.0
  • Appetite
    • lack or loss (see also Anorexia) 783.0
  • Dysorexia 783.0
  • Lack of
    • appetite (see also Anorexia) 783.0
  • Loss
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