Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 242.8
Thyrotoxicosis of other specified origin
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 242.8 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 242.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 242.8: 2014 2015.
Applies To
  • Overproduction of thyroid-stimulating hormone [TSH]
  • Thyrotoxicosis:
    • factitia from ingestion of excessive thyroid material
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify cause, if drug-induced
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 242.8:
  • Hypersecretion
  • Jod-Basedow phenomenon 242.8
  • Overproduction - see also Hypersecretion
    • thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) 242.8
  • Phenomenon
    • Jod-Basedow 242.8
  • Thyrotoxicosis 242.9
    • due to
      • ectopic thyroid nodule 242.4
      • ingestion of (excessive) thyroid material 242.8
      • specified cause NEC 242.8
    • factitia 242.8
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