253.9 PITUITARY DISORDER NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 253.9

Short Description: Pituitary disorder NOS

Long Description: Unspecified disorder of the pituitary gland and its hypothalamic control

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
        • 253.9 Pituitary disorder NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Synonyms

  • Abnormality of neurotensine secretion
  • Disorder of anterior pituitary
  • Disorder of hypothalamus
  • Disorder of pituitary gland
  • Disorder of posterior pituitary
  • Female infertility due to disorder of pituitary gland
  • Grahmann's syndrome
  • Houssay's syndrome
  • Hypothalamic disorder of appetite
  • Hypothalamic granuloma
  • Hypothalamic syndrome
  • Pituitary fibrosis
  • Pituitary fibrosis with midline fibrosis
  • Pituitary granuloma
  • Pituitary stalk compression
  • Pituitary stalk compression hyperprolactinemia
  • Pituitary, parathyroid, thymus disorder
  • Primary pituitary - hypothalamic infertility

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 253.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • hypophysis 253.9
      • hyperfunction 253.1
      • hypofunction 253.2
    • pituitary (gland) 253.9
      • hyperfunction 253.1
      • hypofunction 253.2
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • pituitary, thalamic 253.9
      • anterior NEC 253.4
      • iatrogenic 253.7
      • postablative 253.7
      • specified NEC 253.8
  • Dysfunction
    • hypophysis 253.9
      • hyperfunction 253.1
      • hypofunction 253.2
      • posterior lobe 253.6
        • hypofunction 253.5
    • pituitary (gland) 253.9
      • hyperfunction 253.1
      • hypofunction 253.2
      • posterior 253.6
        • hypofunction 253.5
  • Dyspituitarism 253.9
    • hyperfunction 253.1
    • hypofunction 253.2
    • posterior lobe 253.6
  • Lesion(s)
    • hypothalamic 253.9
  • Perversion, perverted
    • function
      • pituitary gland 253.9
        • anterior lobe
          • deficient 253.2
          • excessive 253.1
        • posterior lobe 253.6

Crosswalk Information

The code 253.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
253.9 Right Arrow E23.3 Hypothalamic dysfunction, not elsewhere classified
E23.7 Disorder of pituitary gland, unspecified
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
253.8 Other disorders of the pituitary and other syndromes of diencephalohypophyseal origin

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