Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 277.7
Dysmetabolic syndrome X
  • ICD-9-CM 277.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 277.7 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 277.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 277.7: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 277.7 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E88.81 Metabolic syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Drug resistance to insulin
  • Dysmetabolic syndrome x
  • Insulin resistance
  • Metabolic syndrome X
Use Additional
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 277.7:
  • Dysmetabolic syndrome X 277.7
  • Metabolic syndrome 277.7
  • Resistance, resistant (to)
    • insulin 277.7
      • complicating pregnancy 648.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • metabolic 277.7
    • X
      • cardiac 413.9
      • dysmetabolic 277.7
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