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ICD-10-CM Code E70.8
Other disorders of aromatic amino-acid metabolism

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

E70.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other disorders of aromatic amino-acid metabolism. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code E708 is used to code Carnosinemia

Carnosinemia, also called carnosinase deficiency or aminoacyl-histidine dipeptidase deficiency, is a rare autosomal recessive metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency of carnosinase, a dipeptidase (a type of enzyme that splits dipeptides into their two amino acid constituents).

ICD 9 Code: 270.5


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MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #642 - Inborn and other disorders of metabolism.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E70.8 - Other disorders of aromatic amino-acid metabolism'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E70.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other disturbances of aromatic amino-acid metabolism (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code E70.8 and a single ICD9 code, 270.2 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E70 - Disorders of aromatic amino-acid metabolism

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