Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 277.84
Other secondary carnitine deficiency
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Sec carnitine defncy NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 277.84 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 277.84 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Carnitine deficiency, secondary
  • Ruvalcaba Myhre Smith syndrome
  • Ruvalcaba-Myhre syndrome
  • Secondary carnitine deficiency
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 277.84 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E71.448 Other secondary carnitine deficiency
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 277.84:
  • Deficiency, deficient
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