ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 267

Ascorbic acid deficiency

Diagnosis Code 267

ICD-9: 267
Short Description: Ascorbic acid deficiency
Long Description: Ascorbic acid deficiency
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 267

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders
    • Nutritional deficiencies (260-269)
      • 267 Ascorbic acid deficiency

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Vitamin C

Also called: Ascorbic acid

Vitamin C is an antioxidant. It is important for your skin, bones, and connective tissue. It promotes healing and helps the body absorb iron.

Vitamin C comes from fruits and vegetables. Good sources include citrus, red and green peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, and greens. Some juices and cereals have added vitamin C.

Some people may need extra vitamin C:

  • Pregnant/breastfeeding women
  • Smokers
  • People recovering from surgery
  • Burn victims

  • Scurvy
  • Vitamin C

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