ICD-10 Diagnosis Code E72.19

Other disorders of sulfur-bearing amino-acid metabolism

Diagnosis Code E72.19

ICD-10: E72.19
Short Description: Other disorders of sulfur-bearing amino-acid metabolism
Long Description: Other disorders of sulfur-bearing amino-acid metabolism
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code E72.19

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Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Metabolic disorders (E70-E88)
      • Other disorders of amino-acid metabolism (E72)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 4-Hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase deficiency
  • Cystathione gamma-lyase deficiency
  • Cystathionine gamma-lyase deficiency
  • Cystathioninemia
  • Cystathioninuria
  • Deficiency of Cobalamin E
  • Deficiency of Cobalamin G
  • Deficiency of glutathione synthase
  • Deficiency of glutathione thiolesterase
  • Deficiency of glutathione-homocystine transhydrogenase
  • Deficiency of homocysteine desulfhydrase
  • Deficiency of methionine adenosyltransferase
  • Deficiency of methionine-transfer ribonucleic acid ligase
  • Deficiency of thetin-homocysteine methyltransferase
  • Familial methionine malabsorption
  • Functional defects of methionine synthase
  • Glutamate formiminotransferase deficiency
  • Hawkinsinuria
  • Hepatic methionine adenosyltransferase deficiency
  • Hypermethioninemia
  • Inherited disorder of folate metabolism
  • Inherited disorder of folate metabolism
  • Neonatal hypermethioninemia
  • Sulfite oxidase deficiency
  • Sulfite oxidase deficiency syndrome
  • Tetrahydrofolate methyltransferase deficiency
  • Transcobalamin I deficiency

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Amino Acid Metabolism Disorders

Metabolism is the process your body uses to make energy from the food you eat. Food is made up of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Your digestive system breaks 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. If you have a metabolic disorder, something goes wrong with this process.

One group of these disorders is amino acid metabolism disorders. They include phenylketonuria (PKU) and maple syrup urine disease. Amino acids are "building blocks" that join together to form proteins. If you have one of these disorders, your body may have trouble breaking down certain amino acids. Or there may be a problem getting the amino acids into your cells. These problems cause a buildup of harmful substances in your body. That can lead to serious, sometimes life-threatening, health problems.

These disorders are usually inherited. A baby who is born with one may not have any symptoms right away. Because the disorders can be so serious, early diagnosis and treatment are critical. Newborn babies get screened for many of them, using blood tests.

Treatments may include special diets, medicines, and supplements. Some babies may also need additional treatments if there are complications.

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