Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 244.2
Iodine hypothyroidism
  • ICD-9-CM 244.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 244.2 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 244.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 244.2: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 244.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E03.2 Hypothyroidism due to medicaments and other exogenous substances
244.2 Excludes
  • hypothyroidism resulting from administration of radioactive iodine (244.1)
Applies To
  • Hypothyroidism resulting from administration or ingestion of iodide
Use Additional
  • Use additional E to identify drug
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 244.2:
  • Hypothyroidism (acquired) 244.9
    • iodine 244.2
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