ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 277.30

Amyloidosis NOS

Diagnosis Code 277.30

ICD-9: 277.30
Short Description: Amyloidosis NOS
Long Description: Amyloidosis, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 277.30

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Other metabolic disorders and immunity disorders (270-279)
      • 277 Other and unspecified disorders of metabolism

Information for Medical Professionals

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Information for Patients


Amyloidosis occurs when abnormal proteins called amyloids build up and form deposits. The deposits can collect in organs such as the kidney and heart. This can cause the organs to become stiff and unable to work the way they should.

There are three main types of amyloidosis:

  • Primary - with no known cause
  • Secondary - caused by another disease, including some types of cancer
  • Familial - passed down through genes

Symptoms can vary, depending upon which organs are affected. Treatment depends on the type of amyloidosis you have. The goal is to help with symptoms and limit the production of proteins. If another disease is the cause, it needs to be treated.

  • Abdominal wall fat pad biopsy
  • Cardiac amyloidosis
  • Carpal tunnel biopsy
  • Hereditary amyloidosis
  • Primary amyloidosis
  • Secondary systemic amyloidosis

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