ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 278.8

Other hyperalimentation

Diagnosis Code 278.8

ICD-9: 278.8
Short Description: Other hyperalimentation
Long Description: Other hyperalimentation
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 278.8

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Excessive dietary intake of biotin
  • Excessive dietary intake of chromium
  • Excessive dietary intake of copper
  • Excessive dietary intake of fluoride
  • Excessive dietary intake of iodine
  • Excessive dietary intake of manganese
  • Excessive dietary intake of molybdenum
  • Excessive dietary intake of pantothenic acid
  • Excessive dietary intake of selenium
  • Hyperalimentation formula for burn hypermetabolism
  • Hyperalimentation formula for inflammatory bowel disease
  • Hyperalimentation formula for pancreatitis
  • Hypervitaminosis
  • Hypervitaminosis B6
  • Hypervitaminosis E
  • Hypervitaminosis, B complex
  • Lycopenemia
  • Mineral excess
  • Multiple vitamin excess disease

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