Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 255.8
Other specified disorders of adrenal glands
  • Short description: ADRENAL DISORDER NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 255.8 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 255.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 255.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 255.8: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnormality of cortisol-binding globulin
  • Adrenal cyst
  • Adrenal gland cytomegaly
  • Adrenal hyperplasia
  • Adrenal hypertrophy or hyperplasia
  • Adrenal necrosis
  • Adrenocortical hyperplasia
  • Adrenomedullary hyperplasia
  • Aldosteronism and nodular hyperplasia, adrenal cortex
  • Aldosteronism with nodular hyperplasia of adrenal cortex
  • Cortisol binding globulin abnormality
  • Cortisol binding globulin high
  • Cortisol binding globulin low
  • Enlarged adrenal gland
  • Hyperaldosteronism w nodular hyperplasia of adrenal cortex
  • Hyperaldosteronism with nodular hyperplasia of adrenal cortex
  • Macronodular adrenal hyperplasia
  • Mass of adrenal gland
  • Micronodular adrenal hyperplasia
  • Nodular adrenal cortex
  • Pigmented micronodular adrenal hyperplasia
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism
  • Pseudoprimary aldosteronism
  • Salt-losing congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Applies To
  • Abnormality of cortisol-binding globulin
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 255.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E27.8 Other specified disorders of adrenal gland
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 255.8:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • cortisol-binding globulin 255.8
    • globulin
      • cortisol-binding 255.8
      • thyroid-binding 246.8
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
  • Adrenalitis, adrenitis 255.8
    • meningococcal hemorrhagic 036.3
  • Collapse 780.2
    • adrenal 255.8
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • adrenal gland 255.8
    • suprarenal gland 255.8
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
      • with hypofunction 255.41
      • fatty 255.8
      • hyaline 255.8
      • infectional 255.8
      • lardaceous 277.39
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • adrenal (gland) (capsule) (cortex) 255.9
      • hyperfunction 255.3
      • hypofunction 255.41
      • specified type NEC 255.8
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • adrenal (capsule) (cortex) (gland) 255.9
      • specified type NEC 255.8
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • adrenal (gland) 255.8
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • adrenal (capsule) (cortex) (gland) 255.8
      • with
        • sexual precocity (male) 255.2
        • virilism, adrenal 255.2
        • virilization (female) 255.2
      • congenital 255.2
      • due to excess ACTH (ectopic) (pituitary) 255.0
      • medulla 255.8
    • medulla, adrenal 255.8
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • adrenal 255.8
    • suprarenal (gland) 255.8
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • adrenal (gland) 255.8
    • suprarenal (gland) 255.8
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
  • Obesity (constitutional) (exogenous) (familial) (nutritional) (simple) 278.00
    • adrenal 255.8
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • adrenal (gland) 255.8
  • Steroid
    • effects (adverse) (iatrogenic)
      • cushingoid
        • correct substance properly administered 255.0
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • diabetes - see Diabetes, secondary
        • 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 780.60
        • 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
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • adrenal gland 255.8
  • Swelling 782.3
    • adrenal gland, cloudy 255.8
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