Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E42

Marasmic kwashiorkor

  • E42 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2014 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, E42 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Intermediate form severe protein-calorie malnutrition
  • Severe protein-calorie malnutrition with signs of both kwashiorkor and marasmus
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 5 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 E42 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 E42 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM E42 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 640 Misc disorders of nutrition,metabolism,fluids/electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Misc disorders of nutrition,metabolism,fluids/electrolytes without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM E42 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM E42:
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • calorie, severe E43
    with marasmus E41
    and kwashiorkor E42
  • Kwashiorkor E40
  • marasmic, marasmus type E42
  • Malnutrition E46
  • degree
    severe (protein-energy) E43
    intermediate form E42
    with
    kwashiorkor (and marasmus) E42
    severe (protein-energy) E43
    with
    kwashiorkor (and marasmus) E42
    protein E46
    calorie E46
    severe E43
    intermediate form E42
    with
    kwashiorkor (and marasmus) E42
    energy E46
    severe E43
    intermediate form E42
    with
    kwashiorkor (and marasmus) E42