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ICD-10-CM Code E83.5
Disorders of calcium 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 E83.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of E83.5 that describes the diagnosis 'disorders of calcium metabolism' in more detail.

The ICD code E835 is used to code Nephrocalcinosis

Nephrocalcinosis, once known as Albright's calcinosis after Fuller Albright, or "Anderson-Carr" Kidneys, is a term originally used to describe deposition of calcium salts in the renal parenchyma due to hyperparathyroidism. It is now more commonly used to describe diffuse, fine, renal parenchymal calcification on radiology. During its early stages, nephrocalcinosis is visible on x-ray, and appears as a fine granular mottling over the renal outlines. These outlines eventually come together to form a dense mass. It is most commonly seen as an incidental finding with medullary sponge kidney on an abdominal x-ray. However, it may be severe enough to cause (as well as be caused by) renal tubular acidosis or even end stage renal failure, due to disruption of the renal tissue by the deposited calcium.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: , D053565, , D006934, D006934
ICD 9 Codes: 275.49, 275.40, , 275.42,
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for E83.5 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."
Chondrocalcinosis (M11.1-M11.2) - instead, use code M11.1-
Hungry bone syndrome - instead, use code E83.81
Hyperparathyroidism (E21.0-E21.3) - instead, use code E21.0-

Parent Code: E83 - Disorders of mineral metabolism

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