Marasmic kwashiorkor E42

  • E42 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM E42 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E42 - other international versions of ICD-10 E42 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Intermediate form severe protein-calorie malnutrition
  • Severe protein-calorie malnutrition with signs of both kwashiorkor and marasmus

Codes: = Billable

  • E42 Marasmic kwashiorkor

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.