ICD-10 Diagnosis Code E83.59

Other disorders of calcium metabolism

Diagnosis Code E83.59

ICD-10: E83.59
Short Description: Other disorders of calcium metabolism
Long Description: Other disorders of calcium metabolism
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code E83.59

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Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Metabolic disorders (E70-E88)
      • Disorders of mineral metabolism (E83)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code E83.59 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Calcinosis
  • Calcinosis associated with widespread tissue injury
  • Calcinosis following arterial/venous infarct
  • Calcinosis following localized fat necrosis
  • Calcinosis following localized inflammation
  • Calcinosis following tissue necrosis/infarction
  • Calcinosis following trauma
  • Calcinosis in fingers
  • Calcinosis in varicose veins
  • Calcinosis within hematoma
  • Calcinosis within skin cyst or tumor
  • Calciphylaxis
  • Congenital cystic kidney disease
  • Cortical nephrocalcinosis
  • Hypercalciuria
  • Hypocalciuria
  • Lupus erythematosus-associated calcinosis
  • Macroscopic nephrocalcinosis
  • Medullary nephrocalcinosis
  • Medullary sponge kidney
  • Medullary sponge kidney with nephrocalcinosis
  • Metastatic calcification
  • Microscopic nephrocalcinosis
  • Neonatal nephrocalcinosis
  • Neonatal renal disorder
  • Nephrocalcinosis
  • Pseudotumor calcinosis
  • Symptomatic disorders of the urinary tract
  • Vascular calcification

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code E83.59 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


You have more calcium in your body than any other mineral. Calcium has many important jobs. The body stores more than 99 percent of its calcium in the bones and teeth to help make and keep them strong. The rest is throughout the body in blood, muscle and the fluid between cells. Your body needs calcium to help muscles and blood vessels contract and expand, to secrete hormones and enzymes and to send messages through the nervous system.

It is important to get plenty of calcium in the foods you eat. Foods rich in calcium include

  • Dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt
  • Leafy, green vegetables
  • Fish with soft bones that you eat, such as canned sardines and salmon
  • Calcium-enriched foods such as breakfast cereals, fruit juices, soy and rice drinks, and tofu. Check the product labels.

The exact amount of calcium you need depends on your age and other factors. Growing children and teenagers need more calcium than young adults. Older women need plenty of calcium to prevent osteoporosis. People who do not eat enough high-calcium foods should take a calcium supplement.

NIH: National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements

  • Calcium in diet (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Calcium supplements (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Calcium, vitamin D, and your bones (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hypercalcemia (Medical Encyclopedia)

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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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Alkalosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lactic acid test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Metabolic acidosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Metabolic neuropathies (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism (Medical Encyclopedia)

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