255.0 CUSHING'S SYNDROME

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 255.0

Short Description: Cushing's syndrome

Long Description: Cushing's syndrome

Code Classification:

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Diseases of other endocrine glands (249-259)
      • 255 Disorders of adrenal glands
        • 255.0 Cushing's syndrome

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Synonyms

  • Adrenal Cushing's syndrome
  • Adrenocorticotropic hormone-dependent Cushing syndrome
  • Alcohol-induced pseudo-Cushing's syndrome
  • Artefactual pseudo-Cushing's syndrome
  • Cyclical Cushing's syndrome
  • Hypercortisolism
  • Hypercortisolism due to adrenal neoplasm
  • Hypercortisolism due to nonpituitary tumor
  • Hypercortisolism due to pituitary adenoma
  • Hypermelanosis due to Cushing syndrome
  • Iatrogenic Cushing's disease
  • Idiopathic Cushing's syndrome
  • Myopathy in Cushing's disease
  • Paraneoplastic ectopic secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • Pituitary-dependent Cushing's disease

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 255.0 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Basophilism (corticoadrenal) (Cushing's) (pituitary) (thymic) 255.0
  • Cushing's
    • basophilism, disease, or syndrome (iatrogenic) (idiopathic) (pituitary basophilism) (pituitary dependent) 255.0
  • Cushingoid due to steroid therapy
    • correct substance properly administered 255.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Cushing's (pituitary basophilism) 255.0
  • Ectopic, ectopia (congenital) 759.89
    • ACTH syndrome 255.0
    • secretion
      • ACTH 255.0
      • adrenocorticotropin 255.0
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • adrenal (capsule) (cortex) (gland) 255.8
      • due to excess ACTH (ectopic) (pituitary) 255.0
  • Hypersecretion
    • cortisol 255.0
  • Iatrogenic syndrome of excess cortisol 255.0
  • Inappropriate
    • secretion
      • ACTH 255.0
  • Itsenko-Cushing syndrome (pituitary basophilism) 255.0
  • Myopathy 359.9
    • in
      • Cushing's syndrome 255.0 [359.5]
  • Overproduction - see also Hypersecretion
    • cortisol 255.0
  • Steroid
    • effects (adverse) (iatrogenic)
      • cushingoid
        • correct substance properly administered 255.0
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Cushing's (iatrogenic) (idiopathic) (pituitary basophilism) (pituitary-dependent) 255.0
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
    • ectopic ACTH secretion 255.0
    • excess cortisol, iatrogenic 255.0
    • Itsenko-Cushing (pituitary basophilism) 255.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 255.0 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
255.0 Right Arrow E24.0 Pituitary-dependent Cushing's disease
E24.2 Drug-induced Cushing's syndrome
E24.3 Ectopic ACTH syndrome
E24.8 Other Cushing's syndrome
E24.9 Cushing's syndrome, 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
255.10 Hyperaldosteronism, unspecified
255.11 Glucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism
255.12 Conn's syndrome
255.13 Bartter's syndrome
255.14 Other secondary aldosteronism
255.2 Adrenogenital disorders
255.3 Other corticoadrenal overactivity
255.41 Glucocorticoid deficiency
255.42 Mineralocorticoid deficiency
255.5 Other adrenal hypofunction
255.6 Medulloadrenal hyperfunction
255.8 Other specified disorders of adrenal glands
255.9 Unspecified disorder of adrenal glands

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