Billable Medical Code for Hypocalcemia
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 275.41
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 275.41.
Hypocalcemia is also known as hypocalcemia (low calcium level).
Hypocalcemia Definition and Symptoms
Hypocalcemia is an abnormally low level of calcium in the blood. This condition can lead to soft bones, and osteoporosis in adults and rickets and impaired growth in children. The treatment for hypocalcemia includes an increased intake of calcium or calcium supplements. Symptoms include memory loss, depression, muscle spasms, numbness in the hands, feet, or face, and hallucinations.