253.0 ACROMEGALY AND GIGANTISM

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 253.0

Short Description: Acromegaly and gigantism

Long Description: Acromegaly and gigantism

Code Classification:

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Diseases of other endocrine glands (249-259)
      • 253 Disorders of the pituitary gland and its hypothalamic control
        • 253.0 Acromegaly and gigantism

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 253.0 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Acromegaly, acromegalia (skin) 253.0
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 716.9
    • due to or associated with
      • acromegaly 253.0 [713.0]
  • Erdheim's syndrome (acromegalic macrospondylitis) 253.0
  • Gigantism (cerebral) (hypophyseal) (pituitary) 253.0
  • Hypersecretion
    • hormone
      • growth NEC 253.0
  • Hypersomatotropism (classic) 253.0
  • Hypophyseal, hypophysis - see also condition
    • gigantism 253.0
  • Launois' syndrome (pituitary gigantism) 253.0
  • Macrospondylitis, acromegalic 253.0
  • Marie's
    • syndrome (acromegaly) 253.0
  • Overproduction - see also Hypersecretion
    • growth hormone 253.0
  • Scaglietti-Dagnini syndrome (acromegalic macrospondylitis) 253.0
  • Sotos' syndrome (cerebral gigantism) 253.0
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • cerebral gigantism 253.0
    • costovertebral 253.0
    • Erdheim's (acromegalic macrospondylitis) 253.0
    • Launois' (pituitary gigantism) 253.0
    • Marie's (acromegaly) 253.0
      • primary or idiopathic (acropachyderma) 757.39
      • secondary (hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy) 731.2
    • pituitary 253.0
    • Scaglietti-Dagnini (acromegalic macrospondylitis) 253.0
    • Sotos' (cerebral gigantism) 253.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 253.0 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
253.0 Right Arrow E22.0 Acromegaly and pituitary gigantism
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
253.1 Other and unspecified anterior pituitary hyperfunction
253.2 Panhypopituitarism
253.3 Pituitary dwarfism
253.4 Other anterior pituitary disorders
253.5 Diabetes insipidus
253.6 Other disorders of neurohypophysis
253.7 Iatrogenic pituitary disorders
253.8 Other disorders of the pituitary and other syndromes of diencephalohypophyseal origin
253.9 Unspecified disorder of the pituitary gland and its hypothalamic control

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