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ICD-10-CM Code G60.1
Refsum's disease

BILLABLE
Billable Code
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| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

G60.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of refsum's disease. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code G601 is used to code Refsum disease

Refsum disease, also known as classic or adult Refsum disease, heredopathia atactica polyneuritiformis, phytanic acid oxidase deficiency and phytanic acid storage disease, is an autosomal recessive neurological disease that results from the over-accumulation of phytanic acid in cells and tissues. It is one of several disorders named after Norwegian neurologist Sigvald Bernhard Refsum (1907–1991).

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Code: D012035
ICD 9 Code: 356.3

Phytanic acid

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for G60.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Infantile Refsum disease

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with MCC.
  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with CC.
  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G60.1 - Refsum's disease'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G60.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Refsum's disease or syndrome (G60.1)
Heredopathia atactica polyneuritiformis (G60.1)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Refsum's disease (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 356.3 was previously used, G60.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: G60 - Hereditary and idiopathic neuropathy

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