Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 242.81
Thyrotoxicosis of other specified origin with mention of thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • Short description: Thyrotox orig NEC w cris.
  • ICD-9-CM 242.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 242.81 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 242.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 242.81: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 242.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E05.41 Thyrotoxicosis factitia with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E05.81 Other thyrotoxicosis with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
Disease Synonyms
  • Thyrotoxicosis due to overproduction of thyroid stimulating hormone
  • Thyrotoxicosis due to pituitary thyroid hormone resistance
  • Thyrotoxicosis due to TSHoma
  • Thyrotoxicosis factitia w thyrotoxic crisis
  • Thyrotoxicosis factitia with thyrotoxic crisis
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