ICD-10 Diagnosis Code E53.8

Deficiency of other specified B group vitamins

Diagnosis Code E53.8

ICD-10: E53.8
Short Description: Deficiency of other specified B group vitamins
Long Description: Deficiency of other specified B group vitamins
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code E53.8

Valid for Submission
The code E53.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Other nutritional deficiencies (E50-E64)
      • Deficiency of other B group vitamins (E53)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code E53.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Biotin deficiency
  • Biotin deficiency disease
  • Cerebral degeneration due to vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Choline deficiency
  • Cobalamin deficiency
  • Deficiency of biotin
  • Dermatosis associated with biotin deficiency
  • Disorder of vitamin B12
  • Encephalopathy due to vitamin deficiency
  • Folate deficiency glossitis
  • Folic acid deficiency
  • Folic acid deficiency
  • Inadequate biotin intake
  • Inadequate dietary intake of biotin
  • Inadequate dietary intake of pantothenic acid
  • Inadequate pantothenic acid intake
  • Inadequate vitamin B12 intake
  • Neuropathy due to folic acid deficiency
  • Neuropathy due to vitamin B deficiency
  • Neuropathy due to vitamin B deficiency
  • Neuropathy due to vitamin B deficiency
  • Neuropathy due to vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Neuropathy due to vitamin B6 deficiency
  • Pantothenic acid deficiency
  • Polyneuropathy due to vitamin B deficiency
  • Subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code E53.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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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Food provides the energy and nutrients you need to be healthy. If you don't get enough nutrients -- including proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals - you may suffer from malnutrition.

Causes of malnutrition include:

  • Lack of specific nutrients in your diet. Even the lack of one vitamin can lead to malnutrition.
  • An unbalanced diet
  • Certain medical problems, such as malabsorption syndromes and cancers

Symptoms may include fatigue, dizziness, and weight loss. Or, you may have no symptoms. To diagnose the cause of the problem, your doctor may do blood tests and a nutritional assessment. Treatment may include replacing the missing nutrients and treating the underlying cause.

  • Beriberi (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Kwashiorkor (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Malnutrition (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pellagra (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pica (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Scurvy (Medical Encyclopedia)

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