Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 255.42

Short Description: Mineralcorticoid defcnt

Long Description: Mineralocorticoid deficiency

Code Classification:

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Diseases of other endocrine glands (249-259)
      • 255 Disorders of adrenal glands
        • 255.42 Mineralcorticoid defcnt

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 255.42 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • mineralocorticoid 255.42
  • Hypoaldosteronism 255.42

Crosswalk Information

The code 255.42 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
255.42 Right Arrow E27.49 Other adrenocortical insufficiency
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
255.5 Other adrenal hypofunction
255.6 Medulloadrenal hyperfunction
255.8 Other specified disorders of adrenal glands
255.9 Unspecified disorder of adrenal glands

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