2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E65

Localized adiposity

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • E65 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM E65 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E65 - other international versions of ICD-10 E65 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Fat pad
The following code(s) above E65 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 E65:
  • E00-E89
    2020 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Adiposity, localized
  • Excess panniculus of abdomen
  • Excess subcutaneous fat of back
  • Excess subcutaneous fat of breast
  • Excess subcutaneous fat of lower limb
  • Excess subcutaneous fat of upper limb
  • Panniculus of abdomen
  • Pannus, abdominal
  • Tissue excess, arm panniculus
  • Tissue excess, back panniculus
  • Tissue excess, breast panniculus
  • Tissue excess, leg panniculus
Clinical Information
  • Encapsulated adipose tissue.
ICD-10-CM E65 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 640 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids and electrolytes with mcc
  • 641 Miscellaneous disorders of nutrition, metabolism, fluids and electrolytes without mcc

Convert E65 to ICD-9-CM

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
Code annotations containing back-references to E65:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R22
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R22

    Localized swelling, mass and lump of skin and subcutaneous tissue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • subcutaneous nodules (localized)(superficial)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging (R90-R93)
    • edema (R60.-)
    • enlarged lymph nodes (R59.-)
    • localized adiposity (E65)
    • swelling of joint (M25.4-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to E65:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E65
E63.1 Imbalance of constituents of food intake
E63.8 Other specified nutritional deficiencies
E63.9 Nutritional deficiency, unspecified
E64 Sequelae of malnutrition and other nutritional deficiencies
E64.0 Sequelae of protein-calorie malnutrition
E64.1 Sequelae of vitamin A deficiency
E64.2 Sequelae of vitamin C deficiency
E64.3 Sequelae of rickets
E64.8 Sequelae of other nutritional deficiencies
E64.9 Sequelae of unspecified nutritional deficiency
E65 Localized adiposity
E66 Overweight and obesity
E66.0 Obesity due to excess calories
E66.01 Morbid (severe) obesity due to excess calories
E66.09 Other obesity due to excess calories
E66.1 Drug-induced obesity
E66.2 Morbid (severe) obesity with alveolar hypoventilation
E66.3 Overweight
E66.8 Other obesity
E66.9 Obesity, unspecified
E67 Other hyperalimentation

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.