Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 256.2
Postablative ovarian failure
  • Short description: POSTABLATIV OVARIAN FAIL.
  • ICD-9-CM 256.2 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 256.2 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 256.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 256.2: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Asymptomatic postprocedural ovarian failure
  • Ovarian failure, postablative
  • Ovarian failure, postchemotherapy
  • Postchemotherapy ovarian failure
  • Post-chemotherapy ovarian failure
  • Postprocedural asymptomatic ovarian failure
  • Symptomatic postprocedural ovarian failure
256.2 Excludes
  • acquired absence of ovary (V45.77)
  • asymptomatic age-related (natural) postmenopausal status (V49.81)
Applies To
  • Ovarian failure:
    • iatrogenic
    • postirradiation
    • postsurgical
Use Additional
  • Use additional code for states associated with artificial menopause (627.4)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 256.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E89.40 Asymptomatic postprocedural ovarian failure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E89.41 Symptomatic postprocedural ovarian failure
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 256.2:
  • Decrease, decreased
    • estrogen 256.39
      • postablative 256.2
  • Dysfunction
  • Failure, failed
    • ovarian (primary) 256.39
      • iatrogenic 256.2
      • postablative 256.2
      • postirradiation 256.2
      • postsurgical 256.2
  • Hypofunction
    • ovary 256.39
      • postablative 256.2
  • Hyposecretion
    • ovary 256.39
      • postablative 256.2
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • ovary 256.39
      • postablative 256.2
  • Menopause, menopausal (symptoms) (syndrome) 627.2
    • premature 256.31
      • postirradiation 256.2
      • postsurgical 256.2
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 256.2 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2007 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.