Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 259.2
Carcinoid syndrome
  • ICD-9-CM 259.2 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 259.2 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 259.2.
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Disease Synonyms
  • CARCINOID SYNDROME
Applies To
  • Hormone secretion by carcinoid tumors
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 259.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E34.0 Carcinoid syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 259.2:
  • Argentaffinoma (M8241/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior
    • syndrome 259.2
  • Biörck (-Thorson) syndrome (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
  • Carcinoid (tumor) (M8240/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, uncertain behavior
    • syndrome (intestinal) (metastatic) 259.2
  • Carcinoidosis 259.2
  • Carcinoma (M8010/3) - see also Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • Kulchitsky's cell (carcinoid tumor of intestine) 259.2
  • Cassidy (-Scholte) syndrome (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
  • Flush syndrome 259.2
  • Hedinger's syndrome (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
  • Kulchitsky's cell carcinoma (carcinoid tumor of intestine) 259.2
  • Scholte's syndrome (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
  • Secretion
    • hormone
      • antidiuretic, inappropriate (syndrome) 253.6
      • by
        • carcinoid tumor 259.2
        • pheochromocytoma 255.6
      • ectopic NEC 259.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • argentaffin, argintaffinoma 259.2
    • Biörck (-Thorson) (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
    • carcinoid 259.2
    • Cassidy (-Scholte) (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
    • flush 259.2
    • Hedinger's (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
    • malignant carcinoid 259.2
    • metastatic carcinoid 259.2
    • Scholte's (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
    • Thorson-Biörck (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
  • Thorson-Biörck syndrome (malignant carcinoid) 259.2
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