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ICD-10-CM Code E71.540
Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata

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

E71.540 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata. 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.

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Coding Notes for E71.540 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."
Chondrodysplasia punctata NOS - instead, use code Q77.3

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata syndrome (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E71.540 - Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E71.540. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata (E71.540)


Peroxisomal disorders (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 E71.540 and a single ICD9 code, 277.86 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E71.54 - Other peroxisomal disorders

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