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ICD-10-CM Code E72.23
Citrullinemia

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

E72.23 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of citrullinemia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code E722 is used to code Argininosuccinic aciduria

Argininosuccinic aciduria, also called argininosuccinic acidemia, is an inherited disorder that causes the accumulation of argininosuccinic acid (also known as "ASA") in the blood and urine. Some patients may also have an elevation of ammonia, a toxic chemical, which can affect the nervous system. Argininosuccinic aciduria may become evident in the first few days of life because of high blood ammonia, or later in life presenting with "sparse" or "brittle" hair, developmental delay, and tremors.

Specialty: Endocrinology
ICD 9 Code: 270.6

argininosuccinate

MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E72.23 - Citrullinemia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E72.23. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Citrullinemia (E72.23)
Citrullinuria (E72.23)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Disorders of urea cycle metabolism (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 E72.23 and a single ICD9 code, 270.6 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: E72.2 - Disorders of urea cycle metabolism

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/E7223