Cachexia

"Cachexia" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "cachexia"

  • Cachexia - R64 Cachexia
    • cancerous - R64 Cachexia
    • cardiac - See: Disease, heart;
    • dehydration - E86.0 Dehydration
    • due to malnutrition - R64 Cachexia
    • exophthalmic - See: Hyperthyroidism;
    • heart - See: Disease, heart;
    • hypophyseal - E23.0 Hypopituitarism
    • hypopituitary - E23.0 Hypopituitarism
    • lead - See: Poisoning, lead;
    • malignant - R64 Cachexia
    • marsh - See: Malaria;
    • nervous - F48.8 Other specified nonpsychotic mental disorders
    • old age - R54 Age-related physical debility
    • paludal - See: Malaria;
    • pituitary - E23.0 Hypopituitarism
    • renal - N28.9 Disorder of kidney and ureter, unspecified
    • saturnine - See: Poisoning, lead;
    • senile - R54 Age-related physical debility
    • Simmonds' - E23.0 Hypopituitarism
    • splenica - D73.0 Hyposplenism
    • strumipriva - E03.4 Atrophy of thyroid (acquired)
    • tuberculous NEC - See: Tuberculosis;

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Cachexia: General ill health, malnutrition, and weight loss, usually associated with chronic disease.

Dehydration: The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.

Heart: The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.

Lead: A soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts; atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.2, symbol Pb.