Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E42

Marasmic kwashiorkor

    2015 Billable Code

  • E42 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 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.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E42. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Applicable To
  • Intermediate form severe protein-calorie malnutrition
  • Severe protein-calorie malnutrition with signs of both kwashiorkor and marasmus
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