Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E42

Marasmic kwashiorkor

    2016 Specific Code

  • E42 is a specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • 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 v32.0):
  • 640 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism , fluids and electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism , fluids and 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