Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 272.9
Unspecified disorder of lipoid metabolism
  • Short description: Lipoid metabol dis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 272.9 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 272.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 272.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 272.9: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnl cholesterol
  • Abnl lipid deposition
  • Abnormal lipid deposits
  • Bile acid and cholesterol metabolism disorder
  • Cholesterol, abnormal
  • disorder of lipid metabolism
  • Lipid metabolism disorder
  • Serum cholesterol abnormal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 272.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E78.9 Disorder of lipoprotein metabolism, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 272.9:
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