ICD-10 Disease: E55 Vitamin D deficiency

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10)

Translations

Language
Translation
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Vitamin D deficiency
Flag  French
Carence en vitamine D
Flag  Russian
Недостаточность витамина D

Hierarchical position

Level
Code
Title
1
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
2
Other nutritional deficiencies
3
E55
Vitamin D deficiency

Contents

Code
Title
Rickets, active
Vitamin D deficiency, unspecified

Indicated medicines

Active Ingredient
Description

In its biologically active form vitamin D3 stimulates intestinal calcium absorption, incorporation of calcium into the osteoid, and release of calcium from bone tissue. In the small intestine it promotes rapid and delayed calcium uptake. The passive and active transport of phosphate is also stimulated.