Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 245.2
Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis
  • Short description: Chr lymphocyt thyroidit.
  • ICD-9-CM 245.2 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 245.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 245.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 245.2: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Autoimmune thyroiditis
  • Fibrous autoimmune thyroiditis
  • Hashimoto thyroiditis
  • Thyroiditis (inflammation of thyroid), hashimotos
  • Thyroiditis, autoimmune
  • Thyroiditis, fibrous autoimmune
  • Thyroiditis, hashimotos
Applies To
  • Hashimoto's disease
  • Struma lymphomatosa
  • Thyroiditis:
    • autoimmune
    • lymphocytic (chronic)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 245.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E06.3 Autoimmune thyroiditis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 245.2:
  • Autoimmune
    • thyroiditis 245.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • autoimmune NEC 279.49
      • hemolytic (cold type) (warm type) 283.0
      • parathyroid 252.1
      • thyroid 245.2
    • Hashimoto's (struma lymphomatosa) 245.2
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • autoimmune NEC 279.49
      • hemolytic (cold type) (warm type) 283.0
      • parathyroid 252.1
      • thyroid 245.2
  • 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
    • lymphadenoid 245.2
  • Hashimoto's disease or struma (struma lymphomatosa) 245.2
  • Lymphadenoid goiter 245.2
  • Struma (see also Goiter) 240.9
    • Hashimoto (struma lymphomatosa) 245.2
    • lymphomatosa 245.2
  • Thyroiditis 245.9
    • autoimmune 245.2
    • chronic (nonspecific) (sclerosing) 245.8
      • fibrous 245.3
      • lymphadenoid 245.2
      • lymphocytic 245.2
      • lymphoid 245.2
    • Hashimoto's (struma lymphomatosa) 245.2
    • lymphocytic (chronic) 245.2
    • lymphoid 245.2
    • lymphomatous 245.2
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