Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 251.8
Other specified disorders of pancreatic internal secretion
  • Short description: PANCREATIC DISORDER NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 251.8 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 251.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 251.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 251.8: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 251.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E16.8 Other specified disorders of pancreatic internal secretion
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 251.8:
  • Diabetes, diabetic (brittle) (congenital) (familial) (mellitus) (poorly controlled) (severe) (slight) (without complication) 250.0
    • steroid induced
      • correct substance properly administered 251.8
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • pancreas, internal secretion (other than diabetes mellitus) 251.9
      • specified type NEC 251.8
  • Dysinsulinism 251.8
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • insular 340
      • pancreas 251.8
    • Islands of Langerhans 251.8
  • Steroid
    • effects (adverse) (iatrogenic)
      • cushingoid
        • correct substance properly administered 255.0
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • diabetes
        • correct substance properly administered 251.8
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • due to
        • correct substance properly administered 255.8
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • fever
        • correct substance properly administered 780.6
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • withdrawal
        • correct substance properly administered 255.41
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
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