ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 277.85

Disorders acid oxidation

Diagnosis Code 277.85

ICD-9: 277.85
Short Description: Disorders acid oxidation
Long Description: Disorders of fatty acid oxidation
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 277.85

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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  • 2-methylbutyrylglycinuria
  • Acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency
  • Carnitine palmitoyltransferase I deficiency
  • Carnitine palmitoyltransferase II deficiency
  • Deficiency of butyryl-CoA dehydrogenase
  • Glutaric aciduria, type 2
  • Long chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Long-chain fatty acid transport deficiency
  • Medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency
  • Very long chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency

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.

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.

  • Acid mucopolysaccharides
  • Acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Homocystinuria
  • Lactic acid test
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Metabolic neuropathies
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Sanfilippo syndrome

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