2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E70.2

Disorders of tyrosine metabolism

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • E70.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM E70.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E70.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 E70.2 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 E70.2. 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.
  • transitory tyrosinemia of newborn (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P74.5

    Transitory tyrosinemia of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    P74.5
    )
The following code(s) above E70.2 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 E70.2:
  • 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
  • E70-E88
    2020 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to E70.2:
  • Code First: M36.8
    , M36.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M36.8

    Systemic disorders of connective tissue in other diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • alkaptonuria (E70.2)
    • hypogammaglobulinemia (D80.-)
    • ochronosis (E70.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M36.8

    Systemic disorders of connective tissue in other diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • alkaptonuria (E70.2)
    • hypogammaglobulinemia (D80.-)
    • ochronosis (E70.2)
  • Type 2 Excludes: M24.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.1

    Other articular cartilage disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E70.2
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
E70.311 Autosomal recessive ocular albinism
E70.318 Other ocular albinism
E70.319 …… unspecified

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