ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T73.1XXS

Deprivation of water, sequela

Diagnosis Code T73.1XXS

ICD-10: T73.1XXS
Short Description: Deprivation of water, sequela
Long Description: Deprivation of water, sequela
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T73.1XXS

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Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (T66-T78)
      • Effects of other deprivation (T73)

Information for Patients


Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

Electrolytes are minerals in your body that have an electric charge. They are in your blood, urine and body fluids. Maintaining the right balance of electrolytes helps your body's blood chemistry, muscle action and other processes. Sodium, calcium, potassium, chlorine, phosphate and magnesium are all electrolytes. You get them from the foods you eat and the fluids you drink.

Levels of electrolytes in your body can become too low or too high. That can happen when the amount of water in your body changes, causing dehydration or overhydration. Causes include some medicines, vomiting, diarrhea, sweating or kidney problems. Problems most often occur with levels of sodium, potassium or calcium.

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