1. D53 Other nutritional anemias


    • megaloblastic anemia unresponsive to vitamin B12 or folate therapy
    1. D53.0 Protein deficiency anemia

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Amino-acid deficiency anemia
      • Orotaciduric anemia
    2. D53.1 Other megaloblastic anemias, not elsewhere classified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Megaloblastic anemia NOS
    3. D53.2 Scorbutic anemia

    4. D53.8 Other specified nutritional anemias

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Anemia associated with deficiency of copper
      • Anemia associated with deficiency of molybdenum
      • Anemia associated with deficiency of zinc
    5. D53.9 Nutritional anemia, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Simple chronic anemia
Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.