ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 278.1

Localized adiposity

Diagnosis Code 278.1

ICD-9: 278.1
Short Description: Localized adiposity
Long Description: Localized adiposity
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 278.1

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Other metabolic disorders and immunity disorders (270-279)
      • 278 Obesity and other hyperalimentation

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • E65 - Localized adiposity

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