2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E78

Disorders of lipoprotein metabolism and other lipidemias

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 E78. 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.
  • sphingolipidosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E75.0

    GM2 gangliosidosis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    E75.0-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E75.3

    Sphingolipidosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    E75.3
    )
The following code(s) above E78 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 E78:
  • E00-E89
    2018 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
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range E70-E88

    Metabolic disorders

    Type 1 Excludes
    • androgen insensitivity syndrome (E34.5-)
    • congenital adrenal hyperplasia (E25.0)
    • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (Q79.6)
    • hemolytic anemias attributable to enzyme disorders (D55.-)
    • Marfan's syndrome (Q87.4)
    • 5-alpha-reductase deficiency (E29.1)
    Metabolic disorders
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to E78:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E78
E76.22 Sanfilippo mucopolysaccharidoses
E76.29 Other mucopolysaccharidoses
E76.3 Mucopolysaccharidosis, unspecified
E76.8 Other disorders of glucosaminoglycan metabolism
E76.9 Glucosaminoglycan metabolism disorder, unspecified
E77 Disorders of glycoprotein metabolism
E77.0 Defects in post-translational modification of lysosomal enzymes
E77.1 Defects in glycoprotein degradation
E77.8 Other disorders of glycoprotein metabolism
E77.9 Disorder of glycoprotein metabolism, unspecified
E78 Disorders of lipoprotein metabolism and other lipidemias
E78.0 Pure hypercholesterolemia
E78.00 …… unspecified
E78.01 Familial hypercholesterolemia
E78.1 Pure hyperglyceridemia
E78.2 Mixed hyperlipidemia
E78.3 Hyperchylomicronemia
E78.4 Other hyperlipidemia
E78.5 Hyperlipidemia, unspecified
E78.6 Lipoprotein deficiency
E78.7 Disorders of bile acid and cholesterol metabolism

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