2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E72.0

Disorders of amino-acid transport

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • E72.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM E72.0 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E72.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 E72.0 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as E72.0. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • disorders of tryptophan metabolism (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E70.5

    Disorders of tryptophan metabolism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    E70.5
    )
The following code(s) above E72.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to E72.0:
  • E00-E89
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range E00-E89

    Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases

    Note
    • All neoplasms, whether functionally active or not, are classified in Chapter 2. Appropriate codes in this chapter (i.e. E05.8, E07.0, E16-E31, E34.-) may be used as additional codes to indicate either functional activity by neoplasms and ectopic endocrine tissue or hyperfunction and hypofunction of endocrine glands associated with neoplasms and other conditions classified elsewhere.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transitory endocrine and metabolic disorders specific to newborn (P70-P74)
    Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
  • E70-E88
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range E70-E88

    Metabolic disorders

    Type 1 Excludes
    • androgen insensitivity syndrome (E34.5-)
    • congenital adrenal hyperplasia (E25.0)
    • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (Q79.6-)
    • hemolytic anemias attributable to enzyme disorders (D55.-)
    • Marfan's syndrome (Q87.4)
    • 5-alpha-reductase deficiency (E29.1)
    Metabolic disorders
  • E72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E72

    Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • disorders of:
    • aromatic amino-acid metabolism (E70.-)
    • branched-chain amino-acid metabolism (E71.0-E71.2)
    • fatty-acid metabolism (E71.3)
    • purine and pyrimidine metabolism (E79.-)
    • gout (M1A.-, M10.-)
    Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to E72.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N29
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N29

    Other disorders of kidney and ureter in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E72.0
E71.522 Adrenomyeloneuropathy
E71.528 Other X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy
E71.529 …… unspecified type
E71.53 Other group 2 peroxisomal disorders
E71.54 Other peroxisomal disorders
E71.540 Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata
E71.541 Zellweger-like syndrome
E71.542 Other group 3 peroxisomal disorders
E71.548 Other peroxisomal disorders
E72 Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism
E72.0 Disorders of amino-acid transport
E72.00 …… unspecified
E72.01 Cystinuria
E72.02 Hartnup's disease
E72.03 Lowe's syndrome
E72.04 Cystinosis
E72.09 Other disorders of amino-acid transport
E72.1 Disorders of sulfur-bearing amino-acid metabolism
E72.10 …… unspecified
E72.11 Homocystinuria
E72.12 Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase deficiency

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