Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 275.42
Hypercalcemia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 275.42 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 275.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia
  • Hypercalcemia (excess calcium in blood)
  • Hypocalciuric hypercalcemia
Clinical Information
  • (hye-per-kal-see-mee-a) abnormally high blood calcium.
  • A disorder characterized by laboratory test results that indicate an elevation in the concentration of calcium in blood.
  • Abnormally high concentration of calcium in the peripheral blood.
  • Abnormally high level of calcium in the blood.
  • Abnormally high level of calcium in the blood; manifestations include fatigability, muscle weakness, depression, anorexia, nausea, and constipation.
  • High level of calcium in the blood
  • Higher than normal levels of calcium in the blood. Some types of cancer increase the risk of hypercalcemia.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 275.42 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E83.52 Hypercalcemia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 275.42:
  • Burnett's syndrome (milk-alkali) 275.42
  • Calcium
    • blood
      • high (see also Hypercalcemia) 275.42
      • low (see also Hypocalcemia) 275.41
  • Hypercalcemia, hypercalcemic (idiopathic) 275.42
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Burnett's (milk-alkali) 275.42
    • hypercalcemic 275.42
    • milk alkali (milk drinkers') 275.42
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