Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term hunger to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Hunger - T73.0 Starvation
    • air, psychogenic - F45.8 Other somatoform disorders

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to hunger within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Hunger: The desire for FOOD generated by a sensation arising from the lack of food in the STOMACH.