Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 244.8
Other specified acquired hypothyroidism
  • Short description: Acquired hypothyroid NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 244.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 244.8 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 244.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 244.8: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 244.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E01.8 Other iodine-deficiency related thyroid disorders and allied conditions
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E03.8 Other specified hypothyroidism
Approximate Synonyms
  • Central hypothyroidism
  • Drug induced hypothyroidism
  • Drug induced hypothyroidism, amiodarone
  • Hypothalamic hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroid myopathy
  • Hypothyroidism due to amiodarone
  • Hypothyroidism due to amyloidosis
  • Hypothyroidism due to cystinosis
  • Hypothyroidism due to drug or other exogenous substance
  • Hypothyroidism due to food stuffs
  • Hypothyroidism due to infiltrative disease
  • Hypothyroidism due to sarcoidosis
  • Hypothyroidism due to scleroderma
  • Hypothyroidism due to thyroiditis
  • Hypothyroidism due to TSH receptor blocking antibody
  • Hypothyroidism of prematurity
  • Hypothyroidism, secondary
  • Hypothyroxinemia of prematurity
  • Iodine deficiency related hypothyroidism
  • Iodine hypothyroidism
  • Isolated thyrotropin deficiency
  • Postinfectious hypothyroidism
  • Post-infectious hypothyroidism
  • Secondary hypothyroidism
  • Severe hypothyroidism
  • Subclinical hypothyroidism
  • Subclinical iodine deficiency hypothyroidism
  • Tertiary hypothyroidism
Applies To
  • Secondary hypothyroidism NEC
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 244.8:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Gull's (thyroid atrophy with myxedema) 244.8
  • Gull's disease (thyroid atrophy with myxedema) 244.8
  • Hypothyroidism (acquired) 244.9
    • pituitary 244.8
    • secondary NEC 244.8
    • specified cause NEC 244.8
  • Myxedema (adult) (idiocy) (infantile) (juvenile) (thyroid gland) (see also Hypothyroidism) 244.9
    • pituitary 244.8
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