ICD-10 Diagnosis Code E70.29

Other disorders of tyrosine metabolism

Diagnosis Code E70.29

ICD-10: E70.29
Short Description: Other disorders of tyrosine metabolism
Long Description: Other disorders of tyrosine metabolism
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code E70.29

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
    • Metabolic disorders (E70-E88)
      • Disorders of aromatic amino-acid metabolism (E70)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 4-Hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase deficiency
  • Aciduria
  • Alkaptonuria
  • Arthritis due to alkaptonuria
  • Deficiency of gentisate l,2-dioxygenase
  • Deficiency of maleylacetoacetate isomerase
  • Deficiency of quinate dehydrogenase
  • Deficiency of tyrosine decarboxylase
  • Deficiency of tyrosine-transfer ribonucleic acid ligase
  • Degenerative polyarthritis
  • Disorder of catecholamine synthesis
  • Dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency
  • Exogenous ochronosis
  • Hepatic tyrosine aminotransferase deficiency
  • Homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase deficiency
  • Ochronosis due to homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase deficiency
  • Ochronotic arthritis
  • Tyrosinuria
  • Woolf's syndrome

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Metabolic Disorders

Metabolism is the process your body uses to get or make energy from the food you eat. Food is made up of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Chemicals in your digestive system break the food parts down into sugars and acids, your body's fuel. Your body can use this fuel right away, or it can store the energy in your body tissues, such as your liver, muscles, and body fat.

A metabolic disorder occurs when abnormal chemical reactions in your body disrupt this process. When this happens, you might have too much of some substances or too little of other ones that you need to stay healthy. There are different groups of disorders. Some affect the breakdown of amino acids, carbohydrates, or lipids. Another group, mitochondrial diseases, affects the parts of the cells that produce the energy.

You can develop a metabolic disorder when some organs, such as your liver or pancreas, become diseased or do not function normally. Diabetes is an example.

  • Acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Lactic acid test
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Metabolic neuropathies
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

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Alkaptonuria Alkaptonuria is an inherited condition that causes urine to turn black when exposed to air. Ochronosis, a buildup of dark pigment in connective tissues such as cartilage and skin, is also characteristic of the disorder. This blue-black pigmentation usually appears after age 30. People with alkaptonuria typically develop arthritis, particularly in the spine and large joints, beginning in early adulthood. Other features of this condition can include heart problems, kidney stones, and prostate stones.
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