ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T73.1XXS

Deprivation of water, sequela

Diagnosis Code T73.1XXS

ICD-10: T73.1XXS
Short Description: Deprivation of water, sequela
Long Description: Deprivation of water, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T73.1XXS


Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)
      • Effects of other deprivation (T73)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T73.1XXS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC 922
  • OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC 923

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The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code T73.1XXS is exempt from POA reporting.

Information for Patients


Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Electrolytes are minerals in your body that have an electric charge. They are in your blood, urine and body fluids. Maintaining the right balance of electrolytes helps your body's blood chemistry, muscle action and other processes. Sodium, calcium, potassium, chlorine, phosphate and magnesium are all electrolytes. You get them from the foods you eat and the fluids you drink.

Levels of electrolytes in your body can become too low or too high. That can happen when the amount of water in your body changes, causing dehydration or overhydration. Causes include some medicines, vomiting, diarrhea, sweating or kidney problems. Problems most often occur with levels of sodium, potassium or calcium.

  • Aldosterone blood test
  • Antidiuretic hormone blood test
  • Basic metabolic panel
  • Electrolytes
  • Fluid imbalance
  • Hypomagnesemia
  • Osmolality - blood
  • Urine specific gravity test


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