What Is e785 Hyperlipidemia Unspecified?

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What is e785 hyperlipidemia unspecified?

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Hyperlipidemia is a situation in which the patient has abnormally elevated levels of any or all lipids or lipoproteins in his/her blood.

The term hyperlipidemia, unspecified, also known as hyperlipidemia not otherwise specified, refers to a condition in which the patient has too many fats in the blood, or hyperlipidemia, but does not meet the clinical criteria for a more specific type of hyperlipidemia.

E78.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hyperlipidemia, unspecified.

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