E64.0: Sequelae of protein-energy malnutrition

You had too few nutrients in your body in the past. As a result, you are having symptoms.

You had too little food in the past. You have probably also had insufficient protein.

The body can produce certain nutrients itself. The other nutrients and adequate energy must be contained in food. With a balanced diet, the body can absorb all the nutrients that it needs. If you have too few nutrients in your body, you may have various symptoms. Sometimes these symptoms also persist even when you have taken enough nutrients in again.

Additional indicator

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

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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