ICD-10-CM Code E71.42
Carnitine deficiency due to inborn errors of metabolism
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E71.42 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of carnitine deficiency due to inborn errors of metabolism. 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.
|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.
Coding Notes for E71.42 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Also Note:
Code AlsoA Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
- Associated inborn error or metabolism
- DRG Group #642 - Inborn and other disorders of metabolism.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Carnitine deficiency due to inborn error of metabolism (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E71.42 - Carnitine deficiency due to inborn errors of metabolism'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 277.82 was previously used, E71.42 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.