253.8 PITUITARY DISORDER NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 253.8

Short Description: Pituitary disorder NEC

Long Description: Other disorders of the pituitary and other syndromes of diencephalohypophyseal origin

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
        • 253.8 Pituitary disorder NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Synonyms

  • Abscess of pituitary
  • Adiposogenital dystrophy
  • Arachnoid cyst of pituitary
  • Autoimmune hypophysitis
  • Colloid cyst of pituitary gland
  • Diencephalic syndrome
  • Diencephalic syndrome of infancy
  • Diencephalic syndrome secondary to tumor
  • Empty sella syndrome
  • Female infertility of pituitary - hypothalamic origin
  • Granuloma of pituitary and hypothalamus
  • Granulomatous giant-cell hypophysitis
  • Mass of hypothalamus
  • Mass of pituitary
  • Oxytocin deficiency
  • Pituitary apoplexy
  • Pituitary cyst
  • Pituitary dwarfism with large sella turcica
  • Pituitary dwarfism with small sella turcica
  • Pituitary gland enlarged
  • Pituitary hemorrhage
  • Pituitary infarction
  • Rathke's pouch cyst
  • Renon-Delille syndrome
  • Secondary pituitary - hypothalamic infertility
  • Syndrome of diencephalo-hypophyseal origin

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 253.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • pituitary (gland) 253.8
  • Adiposis
    • cerebralis 253.8
  • Adiposogenital dystrophy 253.8
  • Babinski-Fr�hlich syndrome (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • craniobuccal pouch 253.8
    • craniopharyngeal pouch 253.8
    • hypophysis, hypophyseal (duct) (recurrent) 253.8
      • cerebri 253.8
    • intrasellar 253.8
    • pituitary (duct) (gland) 253.8
    • Rathke's pouch 253.8
  • Decrease, decreased
    • function
      • pituitary (gland) (lobe) (anterior) 253.2
        • posterior (lobe) 253.8
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • pituitary (gland) 253.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Fr�hlich's (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • pituitary, thalamic 253.9
      • specified NEC 253.8
  • Dystrophy, dystrophia 783.9
    • adiposogenital 253.8
    • pituitary (gland) 253.8
  • Embolism 444.9
    • pituitary 253.8
  • Empty sella (turcica) syndrome 253.8
  • Fr�hlich's disease or syndrome (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • pituitary (gland) 253.8
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • pituitary (fossa) (gland) 253.8
    • sella turcica 253.8
  • Hypophyseal, hypophysis - see also condition
    • syndrome 253.8
  • Hypophyseothalamic syndrome 253.8
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • genitalia, genital organ(s)
      • in adiposogenital dystrophy 253.8
  • Infantilism 259.9
    • hypothalamic (with obesity) 253.8
  • Infarct, infarction
    • hypophysis (anterior lobe) 253.8
    • pituitary (gland) 253.8
  • Infertility
    • female 628.9
      • due to
        • adiposogenital dystrophy 253.8 [628.1]
      • origin
        • pituitary-hypothalamus NEC 253.8 [628.1]
          • anterior pituitary NEC 253.4 [628.1]
            • hyperfunction NEC 253.1 [628.1]
          • dwarfism 253.3 [628.1]
          • panhypopituitarism 253.2 [628.1]
  • Launois-Cleret syndrome (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
  • Obesity (constitutional) (exogenous) (familial) (nutritional) (simple) 278.00
    • Fr�hlich's (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
    • pituitary 253.8
  • Overactive - see also Hyperfunction
    • hypothalamus 253.8
  • R�non-Delille syndrome 253.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • adiposogenital 253.8
    • Babinski-Fr�hlich (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
    • diencephalohypophyseal NEC 253.8
    • empty sella (turcica) 253.8
    • Fr�hlich's (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
    • hypophyseal 253.8
    • hypophyseothalamic 253.8
    • Launois-Cl�ret (adiposogenital dystrophy) 253.8
    • R�non-Delille 253.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 253.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
253.8 Right Arrow E23.6 Other disorders of pituitary gland
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
253.0 Acromegaly and gigantism
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
253.9 Unspecified disorder of the pituitary gland and its hypothalamic control

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014