Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 246.8
Other specified disorders of thyroid
  • Short description: Disorders of thyroid NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 246.8 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 246.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 246.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 246.8: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired thyroid atrophy
  • Ascher's syndrome
  • Atrophy of thyroid
  • Atrophy of thyroid - acquired
  • Autosomal dominant excess of transthyretin
  • Autosomal dominant variant form of albumin
  • Drug interference with thyroid-binding globulin
  • Euthyroid hyperthyroxinamia
  • Euthyroid hypothyroxinemia
  • History of subtotal thyroidectomy
  • History of total thyroidectomy
  • Hurthle cell metaplasia of thyroid gland
  • Hx of subtotal thyroidectomy
  • Hx of total thyroidectomy
  • Inherited disorder of thyroid metabolism
  • Nodular thyroid disease
  • Thyroglobulin proteolysis defect
  • Thyroid atrophy
  • Thyroid binding protein disorder
  • Thyroid hormone resistance syndrome
  • Thyroid hormone responsiveness defect
  • Thyroid-binding globulin abnormality
  • Thyroid-binding globulin deficiency
  • Thyroid-binding globulin high
  • Thyroxine plasma membrane transport defect
  • Thyroxine transport defect
  • Transient hypothyroxinemia
  • X-linked absence of thyroxine-binding globulin
  • X-linked excess of thyroxine-binding globulin
  • X-linked reduction of thyroxine-binding globulin
  • X-linked variant form of thyroxine-binding globulin
Applies To
  • Abnormality of thyroid-binding globulin
  • Atrophy of thyroid
  • Hyper-TBG-nemia
  • Hypo-TBG-nemia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 246.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E03.4 Atrophy of thyroid (acquired)
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E07.89 Other specified disorders of thyroid
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 246.8:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • globulin
      • cortisol-binding 255.8
      • thyroid-binding 246.8
    • thyroid-binding globulin 246.8
    • thyroid product 246.8
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • thyroid (gland) (surgical) 246.8
      • with hypothyroidism 244.0
      • cartilage, congenital 748.3
      • congenital 243
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • thyroid (gland) 246.8
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • thyroid (gland) 246.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • thyroid (gland) NEC 246.9
      • heart (see also Hyperthyroidism) 242.9 [425.7]
      • lardaceous 277.39
      • specified NEC 246.8
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • thyroid (gland) NEC 246.9
      • specified type NEC 246.8
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • thyroid 246.8
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • thyroid (gland) 246.8
  • Hyper-TBG-nemia 246.8
  • Hypo-TBG-nemia 246.8
  • Resistance, resistant (to)
    • thyroid hormone 246.8
  • Thyroid (body) (gland) - see also condition
    • hormone resistance 246.8
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