Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 272.1
Pure hyperglyceridemia
  • ICD-9-CM 272.1 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 272.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 272.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 272.1: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Endogenous hypertriglyceridemia
  • Familial lipoprotein lipase deficiency (disorder)
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia, type I
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypertriglyceridemia (high blood fats)
  • Hypertriglyceridemia, endogenous
  • Hypertriglyceridemia, primary
  • Primary hypertriglyceridemia
Applies To
  • Endogenous hyperglyceridemia
  • Fredrickson Type IV hyperlipoproteinemia
  • Hyperlipidemia, Group B
  • Hyperprebetalipoproteinemia
  • Hypertriglyceridemia, essential
  • Very-low-density-lipoid-type [VLDL] hyperlipoproteinemia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 272.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E78.1 Pure hyperglyceridemia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 272.1:
  • Elevation
    • triglycerides 272.1
      • with high cholesterol 272.2
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • triglycerides 272.9
      • high 272.1
        • with high cholesterol 272.2
  • High
    • triglycerides 272.1
      • with high cholesterol 272.2
  • Hyperglyceridemia 272.1
    • endogenous 272.1
    • essential 272.1
    • familial 272.1
    • hereditary 272.1
    • pure 272.1
  • Hyperlipidemia 272.4
    • carbohydrate-induced 272.1
    • endogenous 272.1
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia (acquired) (essential) (familial) (hereditary) (primary) (secondary) 272.4
    • very-low-density-lipoid-type [VLDL] 272.1
  • Hyperprebetalipoproteinemia 272.1
    • with chylomicronemia 272.3
    • familial 272.1
  • Hypertriglyceridemia, essential 272.1
  • Lipoproteinemia (alpha) 272.4
    • hyper-pre-beta 272.1
  • Prebetalipoproteinemia (acquired) (essential) (familial) (hereditary) (primary) (secondary) 272.1
    • with chylomicronemia 272.3
  • Xanthoma(s), xanthomatosis 272.2
    • with
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