ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 278.3


Diagnosis Code 278.3

ICD-9: 278.3
Short Description: Hypercarotinemia
Long Description: Hypercarotinemia
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 278.3

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders
    • Other metabolic disorders and immunity disorders (270-279)
      • 278 Obesity and other hyperalimentation

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 278.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Aurantiasis, cutis 278.3
    • Carotinemia (dietary) 278.3
    • Carotinosis (cutis) (skin) 278.3
    • Excess, excessive, excessively
      • carotene (dietary) 278.3
    • Hyperalimentation 783.6
      • carotene 278.3
    • Hypercarotinemia 278.3

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