Ascorbic acid deficiency E54

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Ascorbic acid deficiency" is "E54". E54 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • E54 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM E54 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E54 - other international versions of ICD-10 E54 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Deficiency of vitamin C
  • Scurvy
Type 1 Excludes:
  • scorbutic anemia (D53.2)
  • sequelae of vitamin C deficiency (E64.2)

Codes: = Billable

  • E54 Ascorbic acid deficiency

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.