E61.5: Molybdenum deficiency
You have been found to have a molybdenum deficiency.
Molybdenum is contained particularly in legumes, dairy products and meat. We normally absorb sufficient molybdenum in our food. It is very rare to have insufficient molybdenum in the body. Not a lot is yet known about which symptoms can be caused by a molybdenum deficiency. The heart may beat faster than usual. You may get headaches and not be able to concentrate very well. A molybdenum deficiency may damage the nerves and brain.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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