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ICD-10-CM Code E71.3
Disorders of fatty-acid metabolism

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code E71.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of E71.3 that describes the diagnosis 'disorders of fatty-acid metabolism' in more detail.

The ICD code E713 is used to code Fatty-acid metabolism disorder

A broad classification for genetic disorders that result from an inability of the body to produce or utilize one enzyme that is required to oxidize fatty acids. The enzyme can be missing or improperly constructed, resulting in it not working. This leaves the body unable to produce energy within the liver and muscles from fatty acid sources.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Codes: , , , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 277.81, 277.82, 277.83, 277.84, 277.85

Acyl-CoA, one of the compounds involved in fatty acid metabolism

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Coding Notes for E71.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Peroxisomal disorders - instead, use code E71.5
Refsum's disease - instead, use code G60.1
Schilder's disease - instead, use code G37.0
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Carnitine deficiency due to inborn error of metabolism - instead, use code E71.42

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E71.3 - Disorders of fatty-acid metabolism'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E71.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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

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