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ICD-10-CM Code E72.1
Disorders of sulfur-bearing amino-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 E72.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of E72.1 that describes the diagnosis 'disorders of sulfur-bearing amino-acid metabolism' in more detail.

The ICD code E721 is used to code Cystathioninuria

Cystathioninuria, also called cystathionase deficiency, is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder that results in an excess of cystathionine in the urine. It is associated with a congenital dysfunction of the enzyme cystathionase, or acquired deficiency of vitamin B6 which is essential for the function of this enzyme. The latter is usually related to an overall deficiency of all the B-complex vitamins.

ICD 9 Code: 270.4


Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for E72.1 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."
Cystinosis - instead, use code E72.04
Cystinuria - instead, use code E72.01
Transcobalamin II deficiency - instead, use code D51.2

Parent Code: E72 - Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism

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