ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R53.83

Other fatigue

Diagnosis Code R53.83

ICD-10: R53.83
Short Description: Other fatigue
Long Description: Other fatigue
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R53.83

Valid for Submission
The code R53.83 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
      • Malaise and fatigue (R53)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R53.83 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Excessive postexertional fatigue
  • Exhausted on least exertion
  • Exhaustion
  • Exhaustion
  • Exhaustion
  • Exhaustion
  • Exhaustion - physiological
  • Extreme exhaustion
  • Fatigue
  • Fatigue - symptom
  • Fatigue - symptom
  • Fatigue associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Fatigue due to treatment
  • Feeling tired
  • Generally unwell
  • Heavy feeling
  • Lethargy
  • Malaise
  • Malaise and fatigue
  • Occasionally tired
  • On examination - underactive infant
  • Quickly exhausted
  • Sensation of heaviness in limbs
  • Tired
  • Tired
  • Tired on least exertion
  • Tiredness symptom

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code R53.83 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


Also called: Tiredness, Weariness

Everyone feels tired now and then. Sometimes you may just want to stay in bed. But, after a good night's sleep, most people feel refreshed and ready to face a new day. If you continue to feel tired for weeks, it's time to see your doctor. He or she may be able to help you find out what's causing your fatigue and recommend ways to relieve it.

Fatigue itself is not a disease. Medical problems, treatments, and personal habits can add to fatigue. These include

  • Taking certain medicines, such as antidepressants, antihistamines, and medicines for nausea and pain
  • Having medical treatments, like chemotherapy and radiation
  • Recovering from major surgery
  • Anxiety, stress, or depression
  • Staying up too late
  • Drinking too much alcohol or too many caffeinated drinks
  • Pregnancy

One disorder that causes extreme fatigue is chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). This fatigue is not the kind of tired feeling that goes away after you rest. Instead, it lasts a long time and limits your ability to do ordinary daily activities.

NIH: National Institute on Aging

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