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ICD-10-CM Code E71.2
Disorder of branched-chain amino-acid metabolism, unspecified

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| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

E71.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of disorder of branched-chain amino-acid metabolism, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code E71 is used to code Congenital disorders of amino acid metabolism

Inborn errors of amino acid metabolism are metabolic disorders which impair the synthesis and degradation of amino acids.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Code: D000592
ICD 9 Code: 270

The general structure of an α-amino acid, with the amino group on the left and the carboxyl group on the right.

MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E71.2 - Disorder of branched-chain amino-acid metabolism, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E71.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Disturbances of branched-chain 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 E71.2 and a single ICD9 code, 270.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: E71 - Disorders of branched-chain amino-acid metabolism and fatty-acid metabolism

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