Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 256.4
Polycystic ovaries
  • ICD-9-CM 256.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 256.4 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 256.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 256.4: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 256.4 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E28.2 Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Isosexual virilization
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Virilization, isosexual
Applies To
  • Isosexual virilization Stein-Leventhal syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 256.4:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • ovary (noninflammatory) NEC 620.9
  • Polycystic (congenital) (disease) 759.89
    • ovary, ovaries 256.4
  • Sclerocystic ovary (syndrome) 256.4
  • Stein's syndrome (polycystic ovary) 256.4
  • Stein-Leventhal syndrome (polycystic ovary) 256.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • bilateral polycystic ovarian 256.4
    • sclerocystic ovary 256.4
    • Stein's (polycystic ovary) 256.4
    • Stein-Leventhal (polycystic ovary) 256.4
  • Virilization (female) (suprarenal) (see also Virilism) 255.2
    • isosexual 256.4
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