Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 244.3
Other iatrogenic hypothyroidism
  • Short description: IATROGEN HYPOTHYROID NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 244.3 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 244.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 244.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 244.3: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hypothyroidism due to drugs
  • Hypothyroidism, iatrogenic
  • Iatrogenic hypothyroidism
Applies To
  • Hypothyroidism resulting from:
    • P-aminosalicylic acid [PAS]
    • Phenylbutazone
    • Resorcinol
  • Iatrogenic hypothyroidism NOS
Use Additional
  • Use additional E to identify drug
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 244.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E03.2 Hypothyroidism due to medicaments and other exogenous substances
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 244.3:
  • Hypothyroidism (acquired) 244.9
    • due to
      • ablation 244.1
      • iodine (administration) (ingestion) 244.2
      • irradiation therapy 244.1
      • p-aminosalicylic acid (PAS) 244.3
      • phenylbutazone 244.3
      • resorcinol 244.3
      • specified cause NEC 244.8
      • surgery 244.0
    • iatrogenic NEC 244.3
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