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ICD-10-CM Code E71.43
Iatrogenic carnitine deficiency

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

E71.43 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of iatrogenic carnitine deficiency. 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for E71.43 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Carnitine deficiency due to hemodialysis
Carnitine deficiency due to Valproic acid therapy

MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E71.43 - Iatrogenic carnitine deficiency'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E71.43. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Iatrogenic carnitine deficiency (exact match)

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 277.83 was previously used, E71.43 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: E71.4 - Disorders of carnitine metabolism

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/E7143