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ICD-10-CM Code E79
Disorders of purine and pyrimidine 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 E79 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of E79 that describes the diagnosis 'disorders of purine and pyrimidine metabolism' in more detail.

The ICD code E79 is used to code Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency

Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency (also called APRT deficiency or 2,8 dihydroxyadenine urolithiasis) is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder associated with a mutation in the enzyme adenine phosphoribosyltransferase.

Specialty: Endocrinology
ICD 9 Code: 277.2

Dihydroxyadenine, an insoluble purine

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for E79 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."
Ataxia-telangiectasia - instead, use code Q87.1
Bloom's syndrome - instead, use code Q82.8
Cockayne's syndrome - instead, use code Q87.1
Calculus of kidney - instead, use code N20.0
Combined immunodeficiency disorders - instead, use code D81.-
Fanconi's anemia - instead, use code D61.09
Gout (M1A.-, M10.-) - instead, use code M1A.-
Orotaciduric anemia - instead, use code D53.0
Progeria - instead, use code E34.8
Werner's syndrome - instead, use code E34.8
Xeroderma pigmentosum - instead, use code Q82.1

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