255.8 ADRENAL DISORDER NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 255.8

Short Description: Adrenal disorder NEC

Long Description: Other specified disorders of adrenal glands

Code Classification:

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Diseases of other endocrine glands (249-259)
      • 255 Disorders of adrenal glands
        • 255.8 Adrenal disorder NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Synonyms

  • Abnormality of cortisol-binding globulin
  • Adrenal cyst
  • Adrenal gland cytomegaly
  • Adrenal hyperplasia
  • Adrenal hypertrophy or hyperplasia
  • Adrenal necrosis
  • Adrenocortical hyperplasia
  • Adrenomedullary hyperplasia
  • Aldosteronism with nodular hyperplasia of adrenal cortex
  • Cortisol binding globulin high
  • Cortisol binding globulin low
  • Enlarged adrenal gland
  • Macronodular adrenal hyperplasia
  • Mass of adrenal gland
  • Micronodular adrenal hyperplasia
  • Nodular adrenal cortex
  • Pigmented micronodular adrenal hyperplasia
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism
  • Pseudoprimary aldosteronism
  • Salt-losing congenital adrenal hyperplasia

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 255.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • cortisol-binding globulin 255.8
    • globulin
      • cortisol-binding 255.8
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
  • Adrenalitis, adrenitis 255.8
    • meningococcal hemorrhagic 036.3
  • Collapse 780.2
    • adrenal 255.8
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • adrenal gland 255.8
      • congenital 759.1
    • suprarenal gland 255.8
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
      • with hypofunction 255.41
      • fatty 255.8
      • hyaline 255.8
      • infectional 255.8
      • lardaceous 277.39
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
      • with hypofunction 255.41
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • adrenal (gland) (capsule) (cortex) 255.9
      • specified type NEC 255.8
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • adrenal (capsule) (cortex) (gland) 255.9
      • specified type NEC 255.8
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • adrenal (gland) 255.8
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • adrenal (capsule) (cortex) (gland) 255.8
      • with
        • sexual precocity (male) 255.2
        • virilism, adrenal 255.2
        • virilization (female) 255.2
      • congenital 255.2
      • due to excess ACTH (ectopic) (pituitary) 255.0
      • medulla 255.8
    • medulla, adrenal 255.8
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • adrenal 255.8
    • suprarenal (gland) 255.8
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • adrenal (gland) 255.8
    • suprarenal (gland) 255.8
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
  • Obesity (constitutional) (exogenous) (familial) (nutritional) (simple) 278.00
    • adrenal 255.8
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • adrenal (gland) 255.8
  • Steroid
    • effects (adverse) (iatrogenic)
      • due to
        • correct substance properly administered 255.8
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • adrenal gland 255.8
  • Swelling 782.3
    • adrenal gland, cloudy 255.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 255.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
255.8 Right Arrow E27.8 Other specified disorders of adrenal 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
255.0 Cushing's syndrome
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
255.9 Unspecified disorder of adrenal glands

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