ICD-10-CM Code E67.2

Megavitamin-B6 syndrome

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

E67.2 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of megavitamin-b6 syndrome. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code E67.2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like excessive vitamin b6 intake, hypervitaminosis, hypervitaminosis b6, hypervitaminosis, b complex, neurological disorder due to excess intake of micronutrients, peripheral neuropathy due to hypervitaminosis b6, etc

ICD-10:E67.2
Short Description:Megavitamin-B6 syndrome
Long Description:Megavitamin-B6 syndrome

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code E67.2 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Excessive vitamin B6 intake
  • Hypervitaminosis
  • Hypervitaminosis B6
  • Hypervitaminosis, B complex
  • Neurological disorder due to excess intake of micronutrients
  • Peripheral neuropathy due to hypervitaminosis B6

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code E67.2 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

  • 640 - MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM, FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES WITH MCC
  • 641 - MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM, FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES WITHOUT MCC

Convert E67.2 to ICD-9

  • 278.8 - Other hyperalimentation (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Overweight, obesity and other hyperalimentation (E65-E68)
      • Other hyperalimentation (E67)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

Information for Patients


B Vitamins

The B vitamins are

  • B1 (thiamine)
  • B2 (riboflavin)
  • B3 (niacin)
  • B5 (pantothenic acid)
  • B6
  • B7 (biotin)
  • B12
  • Folic acid

These vitamins help the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat. They also help form red blood cells. You can get B vitamins from proteins such as fish, poultry, meat, eggs, and dairy products. Leafy green vegetables, beans, and peas also have B vitamins. Many cereals and some breads have added B vitamins.

Not getting enough of certain B vitamins can cause diseases. A lack of B12 or B6 can cause anemia.

  • Anemia - B12 deficiency (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Beriberi (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Methylmalonic acid blood test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Niacin (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pantothenic acid and biotin (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pellagra (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Riboflavin (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Thiamin (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Vitamin B12 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Vitamin B12 level (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Vitamin B6 (Medical Encyclopedia)

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