Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E78.5

Hyperlipidemia, unspecified

  • E78.5 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, E78.5 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • Conditions with excess lipids in the blood.
  • Excess of lipids in the blood.
Description Synonyms
  • Complex dyslipidemia
  • Diabetes type 1 with dyslipidemia
  • Diabetes type 2 low HDL and high triglyceride
  • Diabetes type 2 with hyperlipidemia
  • DM 1 w diabetic dyslipidemia
  • DM 2 w diabetic dyslipidemia
  • DM 2 w diabetic hyperlipidemia
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dyslipidemia (high blood cholesterol/triglycerides)
  • Dyslipidemia due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Dyslipidemia with high density lipoprotein below reference range and triglyceride above reference range due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Dyslipidemia, complex
  • Elevated fasting lipid profile
  • Elevated lipid profile fasting
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperlipidemia (high blood fats)
  • Hyperlipidemia due to steroid
  • Hyperlipidemia due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Hyperlipidemia, long term steroid use
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia
  • Steroid induced hyperlipidemia
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 36,313 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 E78.5 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 E78.5 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM E78.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 642 Inborn and other disorders of metabolism
Convert ICD-10-CM E78.5 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM E78.5: