Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 240.9
Goiter unspecified
  • Short description: Goiter NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 240.9 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 240.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 240.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 240.9: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Autonomous goiter
  • Autonomous thyroid goiter
  • Autonomously functioning thyroid goiter
  • Congenital hypothyroidism w diffuse thyroid goiter
  • Congenital hypothyroidism with diffuse goiter
  • Congenital hypothyroidism with diffuse thyroid goiter
  • Euthyroid goiter
  • Goiter
  • Goiter due to thyroiditis
  • Goiter, euthyroid
  • Goiter, substernal
  • Iodine deficiency related thyroid goiter
  • Iodine-deficiency-related endemic goiter
  • Substernal goiter
  • Substernal thyroid goiter
  • Thyroid goiter
  • Thyroiditis unspecified, with goiter
  • Thyroiditis w goiter
240.9 Excludes
  • congenital (dyshormonogenic) goiter (246.1)
Applies To
  • Enlargement of thyroid
  • Goiter or struma:
    • NOS
    • diffuse colloid
    • endemic
    • hyperplastic
    • nontoxic (diffuse)
    • parenchymatous
    • sporadic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 240.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E01.2 Iodine-deficiency related (endemic) goiter, unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E04.9 Nontoxic goiter, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 240.9:
  • Bronchocele
    • meaning
      • dilatation of bronchus 519.19
      • goiter 240.9
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • thyroid (gland) 246.2
      • adenomatous - see Goiter, nodular
      • colloid (see also Goiter) 240.9
  • Enlargement, enlarged - see also Hypertrophy
    • thyroid (gland) (see also Goiter) 240.9
  • Goiter (adolescent) (colloid) (diffuse) (dipping) (due to iodine deficiency) (endemic) (euthyroid) (heart) (hyperplastic) (internal) (intrathoracic) (juvenile) (mixed type) (nonendemic) (parenchymatous) (plunging) (sporadic) (subclavicular) (substernal) 240.9
    • with
      • hyperthyroidism (recurrent) (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.0
      • thyrotoxicosis (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.0
    • adenomatous (see also Goiter, nodular) 241.9
    • cancerous (M8000/3) 193
    • complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 648.1
    • cystic (see also Goiter, nodular) 241.9
    • due to enzyme defect in synthesis of thyroid hormone (butane-insoluble iodine) (coupling) (deiodinase) (iodide trapping or organification) (iodotyrosine dehalogenase) (peroxidase) 246.1
    • exophthalmic (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.0
    • familial (with deaf-mutism) 243
    • malignant (M8000/3) 193
    • multinodular (nontoxic) 241.1
      • toxic or with hyperthyroidism (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.2
    • nodular (nontoxic) 241.9
      • with
        • hyperthyroidism (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.3
        • thyrotoxicosis (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.3
      • endemic 241.9
      • exophthalmic (diffuse) (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.0
      • multinodular (nontoxic) 241.1
      • sporadic 241.9
      • toxic (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.3
      • uninodular (nontoxic) 241.0
    • pulsating (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.0
    • uninodular (nontoxic) 241.0
      • toxic or with hyperthyroidism (see also Goiter, toxic) 242.1
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • thyroid (see also Goiter) 240.9
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • thyroid (gland) (see also Goiter) 240.9
  • Mass
    • substernal 786.6
      • thyroid (see also Goiter) 240.9
  • Struma (see also Goiter) 240.9
    • Hashimoto (struma lymphomatosa) 245.2
    • ovarii (M9090/0) 220
      • and carcinoid (M9091/1) 236.2
      • malignant (M9090/3) 183.0
    • Riedel's (ligneous thyroiditis) 245.3
    • scrofulous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.2
  • Substernal thyroid (see also Goiter) 240.9
  • Thyrocele (see also Goiter) 240.9
  • Thyromegaly 240.9
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