Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 255.41
Glucocorticoid deficiency
  • Short description: Glucocorticoid deficient.
  • ICD-9-CM 255.41 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 255.41 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 255.41.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 255.41: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • ACTH deficiency
  • Acyl-CoA oxidase deficiency
  • Addison disease
  • Addison melanoderma
  • Addisonian crisis
  • Addison's disease
  • Addison's disease due to autoimmunity
  • Addison's disease with adrenoleucodystrophy
  • Addison's disease, myopathy
  • Adrenal atrophy
  • Adrenal calcification
  • adrenal cortical hypofunction
  • Adrenal gland hematoma
  • Adrenal hemorrhage
  • Adrenal hypofunction
  • Adrenal infarction
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Adrenal insufficiency due to adrenal metastasis
  • Adrenal insufficiency, primary
  • Adrenal insufficiency, secondary
  • Adrenocortical hemorrhage
  • Adrenocortical insufficiency
  • Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) deficiency (disorder)
  • Adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency
  • Buccal pigmentation due to Addison's disease
  • Congenital primary adrenocortical hypofunction
  • Drug induced adrenocortical insufficiency
  • Drug-induced adrenocortical insufficiency
  • Familial adrenocortical hypoplasia
  • Glucocorticoid deficiency with achalasia
  • Hereditary adrenal unresponsiveness to corticotropin
  • Hyperreninemic hypoaldosteronism
  • Hypoadrenalism
  • Iatrogenic adrenal insufficiency
  • Idiopathic ACTH deficiency
  • Isolated corticotropin deficiency
  • Myopathy due to Addison disease
  • Myopathy in Addison's disease
  • Post-adrenalectomy adrenal insufficiency
  • Postprocedural adrenocortical hypofunction
  • Postprocedural adrenocortical(-medullary) hypofunction
  • Primary adrenal insufficiency
  • Primary adrenocortical insufficiency
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism, type 1, dominant form
  • Secondary adrenal insufficiency
  • Secondary hypocortisolism
  • Severe adrenal insufficiency
  • Small adrenal gland
Applies To
  • Addisonian crisis
  • Addison's disease NOS
  • Adrenal atrophy (autoimmune)
  • Adrenal calcification
  • Adrenal crisis
  • Adrenal hemorrhage
  • Adrenal infarction
  • Adrenal insufficiency NOS
  • Combined glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid deficiency
  • Corticoadrenal insufficiency NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 255.41 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E27.1 Primary adrenocortical insufficiency
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E27.2 Addisonian crisis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E27.40 Unspecified adrenocortical insufficiency
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 255.41:
  • Addison's
    • disease (bronze) (primary adrenal insufficiency) 255.41
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.6
    • melanoderma (adrenal cortical hypofunction) 255.41
  • Addisonian crisis or melanosis (acute adrenocortical insufficiency) 255.41
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • adrenal (autoimmune) (capsule) (cortex) (gland) 255.41
      • with hypofunction 255.41
    • suprarenal (autoimmune) (capsule) (gland) 255.41
      • with hypofunction 255.41
  • Bernard-Sergent syndrome (acute adrenocortical insufficiency) 255.41
  • Bronze, bronzed
    • disease (Addison's) (skin) 255.41
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.6
  • Calcification
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) 255.41
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.6
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.41
  • Crisis
    • addisonian (acute adrenocortical insufficiency) 255.41
    • adrenal (cortical) 255.41
  • Decrease, decreased
    • function
      • adrenal (cortex) 255.41
      • ovary in hypopituitarism 253.4
      • parenchyma of pancreas 577.8
      • pituitary (gland) (lobe) (anterior) 253.2
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • combined glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid 255.41
    • corticoadrenal 255.41
    • glucocorticoid 255.41
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.8
      • with hypofunction 255.41
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Addison's (bronze) (primary adrenal insufficiency) 255.41
      • anemia (pernicious) 281.0
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.6
    • adrenal (gland) (capsule) (cortex) 255.9
      • hyperfunction 255.3
      • hypofunction 255.41
      • specified type NEC 255.8
    • bronze (Addison's) 255.41
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.6
    • suprarenal (gland) (capsule) 255.9
      • hyperfunction 255.3
      • hypofunction 255.41
  • Dysadrenocortism 255.9
    • hypofunction 255.41
  • Dysfunction
    • adrenal (cortical) 255.9
      • hyperfunction 255.3
      • hypofunction 255.41
    • suprarenal 255.9
      • hyperfunction 255.3
      • hypofunction 255.41
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) (medulla) 255.41
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.41
  • Hypoadrenalism 255.41
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.6
  • Hypoadrenocorticism 255.41
  • Hypofunction
    • adrenal (gland) 255.41
    • corticoadrenal NEC 255.41
  • Hyposuprarenalism 255.41
  • Infarct, infarction
    • adrenal (capsule) (gland) 255.41
    • suprarenal (capsule) (gland) 255.41
  • Insensitivity
    • adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH) 255.41
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • adrenal (gland) (acute) (chronic) 255.41
      • medulla 255.5
      • primary 255.41
      • specified site NEC 255.5
    • adrenocortical 255.41
    • corticoadrenal 255.41
    • suprarenal 255.41
  • Melanoderma, melanodermia 709.09
    • Addison's (primary adrenal insufficiency) 255.41
  • Melanosis 709.09
    • addisonian (primary adrenal insufficiency) 255.41
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.6
    • adrenal 255.41
    • suprarenal 255.41
  • Melasma 709.09
    • adrenal (gland) 255.41
    • suprarenal (gland) 255.41
  • 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
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Addisonian 255.41
    • Bernard-Sergent (acute adrenocortical insufficiency) 255.41
  • Thesaurismosis
    • melanin 255.41
  • Unresponsiveness, adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) 255.41
  • Withdrawal symptoms, syndrome
    • steroid NEC
      • correct substance properly administered 255.41
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
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