Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 272.2
Mixed hyperlipidemia
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 272.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 272.2 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 272.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E78.2 Mixed hyperlipidemia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Combined hyperlipidemia associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetes type 1 with hyperliidemia
  • Diabetes type 2 with hyperlipidemia
  • DM 1 W diabetic hyperlipidemia, mixed
  • DM 1 w diabetic mixed hyperlipidemia
  • DM 2 W diabetic hyperlipidemia, mixed
  • DM 2 w diabetic mixed hyperlipidemia
  • Eruptive xanthoma
  • Hyperlipidemia, mixed
  • Hyperlipidemia, mixed (high blood fats)
  • L lower xanthelasma
  • L upper xanthelasma
  • L xanthelasma
  • Left lower xanthelasma
  • Left upper xanthelasma
  • Left xanthelasma
  • Mixed diabetic hyperlipidemia associated with Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Mixed diabetic hyperlipidemia associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (disorder)
  • Mixed hyperlipidemia due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Mixed hyperlipidemia due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • R lower xanthelasma
  • R upper xanthelasma
  • R xanthelasma
  • Right lower xanthelasma
  • Right upper xanthelasma
  • Right xanthelasma
  • Tuberous xanthoma
  • Xanthelasma
  • Xanthelasma of left eyelid
  • Xanthelasma of left lower eyelid
  • Xanthelasma of left upper eyelid
  • Xanthelasma of right eyelid
  • Xanthelasma of right lower eyelid
  • Xanthelasma of right upper eyelid
  • Xanthoma of eyelid
  • Xanthoma tuberosum
Clinical Information
  • A type of familial lipid metabolism disorder characterized by a variable pattern of elevated plasma cholesterol and/or triglycerides. Multiple genes on different chromosomes may be involved, such as the major late transcription factor (upstream stimulatory factors) on chromosome 1
Applies To
  • Broad- or floating-betalipoproteinemia
  • Combined hyperlipidemia
  • Elevated cholesterol with elevated triglycerides NEC
  • Fredrickson Type IIb or III hyperlipoproteinemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia with endogenous hyperglyceridemia
  • Hyperbetalipoproteinemia with prebetalipoproteinemia
  • Tubo-eruptive xanthoma
  • Xanthoma tuberosum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 272.2:
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