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E72.2 - Disorders of urea cycle metabolism

The ICD 10 Code for Disorders of urea cycle metabolism is listed as E72.2.
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: E72.2
Description: Disorders of urea cycle metabolism
  • Excludes1: disorders of ornithine metabolism (E72.4)
Chapter Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E89)
Block Metabolic disorders (E70-E88)
Parent E72 - Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism
ICD-10-CM Children (deeper level / typically more specific) of E72.2:
E72.20 - Disorder of urea cycle metabolism, unspecified
E72.21 - Argininemia
E72.22 - Arginosuccinic aciduria
E72.23 - Citrullinemia
E72.29 - Other disorders of urea cycle metabolism
ICD-10-CM Siblings (same level / similar specificity) of E72.2:
E72.0 - Disorders of amino-acid transport
E72.1 - Disorders of sulfur-bearing amino-acid 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