Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 252.1
Hypoparathyroidism
  • ICD-9-CM 252.1 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 252.1 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 252.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 252.1: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism
  • Postoperative hypoparathyroidism
  • Post-surgical hypoparathyroidism
  • Tetanic cataract
252.1 Excludes
  • pseudohypoparathyroidism (275.49)
  • pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (275.49)
  • tetany NOS (781.7)
  • transitory neonatal hypoparathyroidism (775.4)
Applies To
  • Parathyroiditis (autoimmune)
  • Tetany:
    • parathyroid
    • parathyroprival
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 252.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E20.9 Hypoparathyroidism, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 252.1:
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • parathyroid (gland) 252.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • autoimmune NEC 279.49
      • hemolytic (cold type) (warm type) 283.0
      • parathyroid 252.1
      • thyroid 245.2
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • autoimmune NEC 279.49
      • hemolytic (cold type) (warm type) 283.0
      • parathyroid 252.1
      • thyroid 245.2
  • Dysfunction
    • parathyroid 252.8
      • hyperfunction 252.00
      • hypofunction 252.1
  • Hypoparathyroidism (idiopathic) (surgically induced) 252.1
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • parathyroid (gland) 252.1
  • Parathyroiditis (autoimmune) 252.1
  • Parathyroprival tetany 252.1
  • Tetany, tetanic 781.7
    • parathyroid (gland) 252.1
    • parathyroprival 252.1
    • postoperative 252.1
    • postthyroidectomy 252.1
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