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ICD-10-CM Code E78.5
Hyperlipidemia, unspecified

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

E78.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hyperlipidemia, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code E78 is used to code Hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoproteinemia, or hyperlipidaemia (British English) involves abnormally elevated levels of any or all lipids and/or lipoproteins in the blood. It is the most common form of dyslipidemia (which includes any abnormal lipid levels).

Specialty: Cardiology
MeSH Codes: D006949, D006949, D006949, D006949, D006949
ICD 9 Codes: 272.0, 272.1, 272.3, 272.2, 272.4

A 4-ml sample of hyperlipidemic blood with lipids separated into the top fraction (Sample is in an EDTA collection tube.)

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Hyperlipidemia due to type 2 diabetes mellitus (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E78.5 - Hyperlipidemia, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E78.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Lipoproteinemia (E78.5)
Hyperlipemia, hyperlipidemia (E78.5)
Hyperlipoproteinemia (E78.5)


Other and unspecified hyperlipidemia (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 E78.5 and a single ICD9 code, 272.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E78 - Disorders of lipoprotein metabolism and other lipidemias

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