278.00 OBESITY NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 278.00

Short Description: Obesity NOS

Long Description: Obesity, unspecified

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
        • 278.00 Obesity NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 278.00 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Constitutional - see also condition
    • obesity 278.00
      • morbid 278.01
  • Obesity (constitutional) (exogenous) (familial) (nutritional) (simple) 278.00
    • adrenal 255.8
    • complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 649.1
    • due to hyperalimentation 278.00
    • endocrine NEC 259.9
    • endogenous 259.9
    • Fr�hlich's (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
    • glandular NEC 259.9
    • hypothyroid (see also Hypothyroidism) 244.9
    • hypoventilation syndrome 278.03
    • morbid 278.01
    • of pregnancy 649.1
    • pituitary 253.8
    • severe 278.01
    • thyroid (see also Hypothyroidism) 244.9
  • Polysarcia 278.00

Crosswalk Information

The code 278.00 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
278.00 Right Arrow E66.9 Obesity, unspecified
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 278.01 Morbid obesity
2 278.02 Overweight
3 278.03 Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
4 278.1 Localized adiposity
5 278.2 Hypervitaminosis A
6 278.3 Hypercarotinemia
7 278.4 Hypervitaminosis D
8 278.8 Other hyperalimentation

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