ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 272.1


Pure hyperglyceridemia

Diagnosis Code 272.1

ICD-9: 272.1
Short Description: Pure hyperglyceridemia
Long Description: Pure hyperglyceridemia
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 272.1

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • E78.1 - Pure hyperglyceridemia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 272.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Elevation
      • triglycerides 272.1
        • with high cholesterol 272.2
    • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
      • triglycerides 272.9
        • high 272.1
          • with high cholesterol 272.2
    • High
      • triglycerides 272.1
        • with high cholesterol 272.2
    • Hyperglyceridemia 272.1
      • endogenous 272.1
      • essential 272.1
      • familial 272.1
      • hereditary 272.1
      • mixed 272.3
      • pure 272.1
    • Hyperlipidemia 272.4
      • carbohydrate-induced 272.1
      • endogenous 272.1
      • group
        • B 272.1
    • Hyperlipoproteinemia (acquired) (essential) (familial) (hereditary) (primary) (secondary) 272.4
      • Fredrickson type
        • IV 272.1
      • very-low-density-lipoid-type [VLDL] 272.1
    • Hyperprebetalipoproteinemia 272.1
      • with chylomicronemia 272.3
      • familial 272.1
    • Hypertriglyceridemia, essential 272.1
    • Lipoproteinemia (alpha) 272.4
      • hyper-pre-beta 272.1
    • Prebetalipoproteinemia (acquired) (essential) (familial) (hereditary) (primary) (secondary) 272.1
      • with chylomicronemia 272.3
    • Xanthoma(s), xanthomatosis 272.2
      • with
        • hyperlipoproteinemia
          • type IV 272.1

Information for Patients


Triglycerides

Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. Too much of this type of fat may raise the risk of coronary artery disease, especially in women.

A blood test measures your triglycerides along with your cholesterol. Normal triglyceride levels are below 150. Levels above 200 are high.

Factors that can raise your triglyceride level include

  • Being overweight
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Smoking
  • Excessive alcohol use
  • A very high carbohydrate diet
  • Certain diseases and medicines
  • Some genetic disorders

You may be able to lower your triglycerides with a combination of losing weight, diet, and exercise. You also may need to take medicine to lower your triglycerides.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Familial hypertriglyceridemia
  • Fibrates
  • Triglyceride level
  • VLDL test


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