ICD-10-CM Code E72.01

Cystinuria

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

E72.01 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of cystinuria. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code E72.01 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like atypical hypotonia cystinuria syndrome, cystinuria, cystinuria, type 1, cystinuria, type 2, cystinuria, type 3, hypotonia cystinuria syndrome, etc

ICD-10:E72.01
Short Description:Cystinuria
Long Description:Cystinuria

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code E72.01 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Atypical hypotonia cystinuria syndrome
  • Cystinuria
  • Cystinuria, type 1
  • Cystinuria, type 2
  • Cystinuria, type 3
  • Hypotonia cystinuria syndrome
  • Isolated cystinuria

Clinical Information

  • CYSTINURIA-. an inherited disorder due to defective reabsorption of cystine and other basic amino acids by the proximal renal tubules. this form of aminoaciduria is characterized by the abnormally high urinary levels of cystine; lysine; arginine; and ornithine. mutations involve the amino acid transport protein gene slc3a1.

Convert E72.01 to ICD-9

  • 270.0 - Amino-acid transport dis (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

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

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

Information for Patients


Kidney Stones

Also called: Nephrolithiasis

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in the kidney from substances in the urine. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. Most kidney stones pass out of the body without help from a doctor. But sometimes a stone will not go away. It may get stuck in the urinary tract, block the flow of urine and cause great pain.

The following may be signs of kidney stones that need a doctor's help:

  • Extreme pain in your back or side that will not go away
  • Blood in your urine
  • Fever and chills
  • Vomiting
  • Urine that smells bad or looks cloudy
  • A burning feeling when you urinate

Your doctor will diagnose a kidney stone with urine, blood, and imaging tests.

If you have a stone that won't pass on its own, you may need treatment. It can be done with shock waves; with a scope inserted through the tube that carries urine out of the body, called the urethra; or with surgery.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Kidney stones (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Kidney stones - lithotripsy - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Kidney stones - self-care (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lithotripsy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ureteroscopy (Medical Encyclopedia)

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Cystinuria Cystinuria is a condition characterized by the buildup of the amino acid cystine, a building block of most proteins, in the kidneys and bladder. As the kidneys filter blood to create urine, cystine is normally absorbed back into the bloodstream. People with cystinuria cannot properly reabsorb cystine into their bloodstream, so the amino acid accumulates in their urine.As urine becomes more concentrated in the kidneys, the excess cystine forms crystals. Larger crystals become stones that may lodge in the kidneys or in the bladder. Sometimes cystine crystals combine with calcium molecules in the kidneys to form large stones. These crystals and stones can create blockages in the urinary tract and reduce the ability of the kidneys to eliminate waste through urine. The stones also provide sites where bacteria may cause infections.
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