Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 271.4
Renal glycosuria
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 271.4 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 271.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Glycosuria, renal
Clinical Information
  • An autosomal inherited disorder due to defective reabsorption of glucose by the proximal renal tubules. The urinary loss of glucose can reach beyond 50 g/day. It is attributed to the mutations in the sodium-glucose transporter 2 encoded by the slc5a2 gene
Applies To
  • Renal diabetes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 271.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM E74.8 Other specified disorders of carbohydrate metabolism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 271.4:
  • Diabetes, diabetic (brittle) (congenital) (familial) (mellitus) (severe) (slight) (without complication) 250.0
    • renal (true) 271.4
  • Glycosuria 791.5
    • renal 271.4
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