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D50-D53 Nutritional anaemias

Chapter III

Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism

Nutritional anaemias

D50Iron deficiency anaemia
Latin: Anaemia sideropenica
· asiderotic
· hypochromic
D50.0Iron deficiency anaemia secondary to blood loss (chronic)
Posthaemorrhagic anaemia (chronic)
Excludes:acute posthaemorrhagic anaemia (D62)
congenital anaemia from fetal blood loss (P61.3)
D50.1Sideropenic dysphagia
Kelly-Paterson syndrome
Plummer-Vinson syndrome
D50.8Other iron deficiency anaemias
D50.9Iron deficiency anaemia, unspecified

D51Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia
Latin: Anaemia perniciosa (Anaemia propter deficientiam vitamini B12)
Excludes:vitamin B12 deficiency (E53.8)
D51.0Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia due to intrinsic factor deficiency
· Addison
· Biermer
· pernicious (congenital)
Congenital intrinsic factor deficiency
D51.1Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia due to selective vitamin B12 malabsorption with proteinuria
Imerslund(-Gräsbeck) syndrome
Megaloblastic hereditary anaemia
D51.2Transcobalamin II deficiency
D51.3Other dietary vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia
Vegan anaemia
D51.8Other vitamin B12 deficiency anaemias
D51.9Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia, unspecified

D52Folate deficiency anaemia
Latin: Anaemia megaloblastica
D52.0Dietary folate deficiency anaemia
Nutritional megaloblastic anaemia
D52.1Drug-induced folate deficiency anaemia
Use additional external cause code (Chapter XX), if desired, to identify drug.
D52.8Other folate deficiency anaemias
D52.9Folate deficiency anaemia, unspecified
Folic acid deficiency anaemia NOS

D53Other nutritional anaemias
Latin: Anaemiae nutritionales aliae
Includes:megaloblastic anaemia unresponsive to vitamin B12 or folate therapy
D53.0Protein deficiency anaemia
Amino-acid deficiency anaemia
Orotaciduric anaemia
Excludes:Lesch-Nyhan syndrome (E79.1)
D53.1Other megaloblastic anaemias, not elsewhere classified
Megaloblastic anaemia NOS
Excludes:Di Guglielmo's disease (C94.0)
D53.2Scorbutic anaemia
Excludes:scurvy (E54)
D53.8Other specified nutritional anaemias
Anaemia associated with deficiency of:
· copper
· molybdenum
· zinc
Excludes:nutritional deficiencies without mention of anaemia, such as:
· copper deficiency (E61.0)
· molybdenum deficiency (E61.5)
· zinc deficiency (E60)
D53.9Nutritional anaemia, unspecified
Simple chronic anaemia
Excludes:anaemia NOS (D64.9)