Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 253.0
Acromegaly and gigantism
  • ICD-9-CM 253.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 253.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Acromegaly
  • Constitutional tall stature
  • Growth hormone overproduction
  • Hypersomatotropic gigantism
  • Overproduction of growth hormone
  • Pituitary gigantism
  • Sotos syndrome
  • Sotos' syndrome
Applies To
  • Overproduction of growth hormone
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 253.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E22.0 Acromegaly and pituitary gigantism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 253.0:
  • Acromegaly, acromegalia (skin) 253.0
  • Erdheim's syndrome (acromegalic macrospondylitis) 253.0
  • Gigantism (cerebral) (hypophyseal) (pituitary) 253.0
  • Hypersecretion
  • Hypersomatotropism (classic) 253.0
  • Hypophyseal, hypophysis - see also condition
    • gigantism 253.0
  • Launois' syndrome (pituitary gigantism) 253.0
  • Macrospondylitis, acromegalic 253.0
  • Marie's
    • syndrome (acromegaly) 253.0
  • Overproduction - see also Hypersecretion
    • growth hormone 253.0
  • Scaglietti-Dagnini syndrome (acromegalic macrospondylitis) 253.0
  • Sotos' syndrome (cerebral gigantism) 253.0
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • cerebral gigantism 253.0
    • costovertebral 253.0
    • Erdheim's (acromegalic macrospondylitis) 253.0
    • Launois' (pituitary gigantism) 253.0
    • Marie's (acromegaly) 253.0
      • primary or idiopathic (acropachyderma) 757.39
      • secondary (hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy) 731.2
    • pituitary 253.0
    • Scaglietti-Dagnini (acromegalic macrospondylitis) 253.0
    • Sotos' (cerebral gigantism) 253.0
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