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ICD-10-CM Code E75.240
Niemann-Pick disease type A

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

E75.240 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of niemann-Pick disease type A. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code E75240 is used to code Farber disease

Farber disease (also known as Farber's lipogranulomatosis, ceramidase deficiency, "Fibrocytic dysmucopolysaccharidosis," and "Lipogranulomatosis":545) is an extremely rare (80 cases reported worldwide to this day) autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease marked by a deficiency in the enzyme ceramidase that causes an accumulation of fatty material sphingolipids leading to abnormalities in the joints, liver, throat, tissues and central nervous system. Normally, the enzyme ceramidase breaks down fatty material in the body’s cells. In Farber Disease, the gene responsible for making this enzyme is mutated. Hence, the fatty material is never broken down and, instead, accumulates in various parts of the body, leading to the signs and symptoms of this disorder.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Code: D055577
ICD 9 Code: 272.8
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E75.240 - Niemann-Pick disease type A'

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Lipidoses (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 E75.240 and a single ICD9 code, 272.7 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E75.24 - Niemann-Pick disease

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