2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E70

Disorders of aromatic amino-acid metabolism

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • E70 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM E70 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E70 - other international versions of ICD-10 E70 may differ.
The following code(s) above E70 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 E70:
  • E00-E89
    2019 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
    2019 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
  • 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
Code annotations containing back-references to E70:
  • Type 1 Excludes: E72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E72

    Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 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.-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E70
E66.3 Overweight
E66.8 Other obesity
E66.9 Obesity, unspecified
E67 Other hyperalimentation
E67.0 Hypervitaminosis A
E67.1 Hypercarotenemia
E67.2 Megavitamin-B6 syndrome
E67.3 Hypervitaminosis D
E67.8 Other specified hyperalimentation
E68 Sequelae of hyperalimentation
E70 Disorders of aromatic amino-acid metabolism
E70.0 Classical phenylketonuria
E70.1 Other hyperphenylalaninemias
E70.2 Disorders of tyrosine metabolism
E70.20 Disorder of tyrosine metabolism, unspecified
E70.21 Tyrosinemia
E70.29 Other disorders of tyrosine metabolism
E70.3 Albinism
E70.30 …… unspecified
E70.31 Ocular albinism
E70.310 X-linked ocular albinism

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