Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 256.8

Short Description: Ovarian dysfunction NEC

Long Description: Other ovarian dysfunction

Code Classification:

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Diseases of other endocrine glands (249-259)
      • 256 Ovarian dysfunction
        • 256.8 Ovarian dysfunction NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Hypergonadotropic amenorrhea
  • Hypothalamic amenorrhea
  • Resistant ovary syndrome

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 256.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Amenorrhea (primary) (secondary) 626.0
    • due to ovarian dysfunction 256.8
    • hyperhormonal 256.8
  • Dyscrasia
    • ovary 256.8
  • Dysfunction
    • ovary, ovarian 256.9
      • specified NEC 256.8
  • Hyperthecosis, ovary 256.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 256.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
256.8 Right Arrow E28.8 Other ovarian dysfunction
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
256.0 Hyperestrogenism
256.1 Other ovarian hyperfunction
256.2 Postablative ovarian failure
256.31 Premature menopause
256.39 Other ovarian failure
256.4 Polycystic ovaries
256.9 Unspecified ovarian dysfunction

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