Section E40-E46Malnutrition


  • intestinal malabsorption (K90.-)
  • sequelae of protein-calorie malnutrition (E64.0)


  1. E46 Unspecified protein-calorie malnutrition

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.