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E72 - Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism

The ICD 10 Code for Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism is listed as E72.
Additional information concerning this code and description can be found below including ICD 9 crosswalks / GEMS, chapter information, and DRGs where available.

ICD 10 CM Field Value
Diagnosis Code: E72
Description: Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism
  • Excludes1: 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.-)
Chapter Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E89)
ICD-10-CM Children (deeper level / typically more specific) of E72:
E72.0 - Disorders of amino-acid transport
E72.1 - Disorders of sulfur-bearing amino-acid metabolism
E72.2 - Disorders of urea cycle metabolism
E72.3 - Disorders of lysine and hydroxylysine metabolism
E72.4 - Disorders of ornithine metabolism
E72.5 - Disorders of glycine metabolism
E72.8 - Other specified disorders of amino-acid metabolism
E72.9 - Disorder of amino-acid metabolism, unspecified