Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 277.1
Disorders of porphyrin metabolism
  • Short description: Dis porphyrin metabolism.
  • ICD-9-CM 277.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 277.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 277.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 277.1: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute intermittent porphyria
  • Disorder of porphyrin metabolism
  • Erythropoietic protoporphyria
  • Porphyria
  • Porphyria cutanea tarda
  • Porphyrin metabolism disorder
  • Porphyrinuria
  • Porphyruria
  • Protoporphyria
Applies To
  • Hematoporphyria
  • Hematoporphyrinuria
  • Hereditary coproporphyria
  • Porphyria
  • Porphyrinuria
  • Protocoproporphyria
  • Protoporphyria
  • Pyrroloporphyria
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 277.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E80.0 Hereditary erythropoietic porphyria
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E80.20 Unspecified porphyria
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E80.29 Other porphyria
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 277.1:
  • Coproporphyria, hereditary 277.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Günther's (congenital erythropoietic porphyria) 277.1
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • porphyrin metabolism 277.1
  • Günther's disease or syndrome (congenital erythropoietic porphyria) 277.1
  • Hematoporphyria (acquired) (congenital) 277.1
  • Hematoporphyrinuria (acquired) (congenital) 277.1
  • Photocoproporphyria 277.1
  • Porphyria (acute) (congenital) (constitutional) (erythropoietic) (familial) (hepatica) (idiopathic) (idiosyncratic) (intermittent) (latent) (mixed hepatic) (photosensitive) (South African genetic) (Swedish) 277.1
    • acquired 277.1
    • cutaneatarda
      • hereditaria 277.1
      • symptomatica 277.1
    • due to drugs
      • correct substance properly administered 277.1
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 977.9
        • specified drug - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • secondary 277.1
    • toxic NEC 277.1
    • variegata 277.1
  • Porphyrinuria (acquired) (congenital) (secondary) 277.1
  • Porphyruria (acquired) (congenital) 277.1
  • Protocoproporphyria 277.1
  • Protoporphyria (erythrohepatic) (erythropoietic) 277.1
  • Pyrroloporphyria 277.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Günther's (congenital erythropoietic porphyria) 277.1
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