Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 277.83
Iatrogenic carnitine deficiency
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Iatrogenic carnitine def.
  • ICD-9-CM 277.83 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 277.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Carnitine deficiency, iatrogenic
Applies To
  • Carnitine deficiency due to:
    • Hemodialysis
    • Valproic acid therapy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 277.83 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E71.43 Iatrogenic carnitine deficiency
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 277.83:
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • carnitine 277.81
      • due to
        • hemodialysis 277.83
        • inborn errors of metabolism 277.82
        • valproic acid therapy 277.83
      • iatrogenic 277.83
      • palmitoyltransferase (CPT1, CPT2) 277.85
      • palmityl transferase (CPT1, CPT2) 277.85
      • primary 277.81
      • secondary 277.84
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 277.83 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.