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ICD-10-CM Code E71.311
Medium chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency

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

E71.311 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of medium chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code E71311 is used to code Medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency

Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency, often known as MCAD deficiency or MCADD is a disorder of fatty acid oxidation that impairs the body's ability to break down medium-chain fatty acids into acetyl-CoA. The disorder is characterized by hypoglycemia and sudden death without timely intervention, most often brought on by periods of fasting or vomiting.

Specialty: Endocrinology
ICD 9 Code: 277.85
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for E71.311 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E71.311 - Medium chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E71.311. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Disorders of fatty acid oxidation (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 E71.311 and a single ICD9 code, 277.85 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E71.31 - Disorders of fatty-acid oxidation

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