Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 242.9
Thyrotoxicosis without mention of goiter or other cause
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 242.9 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Excessive functional activity of the thyroid gland.
  • Too much thyroid hormone. Symptoms include weight loss, chest pain, cramps, diarrhea, and nervousness.
Applies To
  • Hyperthyroidism NOS
  • Thyrotoxicosis NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 242.9:
  • Acropachy, thyroid (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Acropathy thyroid (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Apathetic 799.25
    • thyroid storm (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Crisis
    • thyroid (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
    • thyrotoxic (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Delirium, delirious 780.09
    • thyroid (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Hyperactive, hyperactivity 314.01
    • thyroid (gland) (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Hyperthyroidism (latent) (preadult) (recurrent) (without goiter) 242.9
    • complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 648.1
    • neonatal (transient) 775.3
  • Instability
    • thyroid, paroxysmal 242.9
  • Léopold-Lévi's syndrome (paroxysmal thyroid instability) 242.9
  • Myxedema (adult) (idiocy) (infantile) (juvenile) (thyroid gland) (see also Hypothyroidism) 244.9
    • circumscribed 242.9
    • localized (pretibial) 242.9
    • pretibial 242.9
  • Overactive - see also Hyperfunction
    • thyroid (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Storm, thyroid (apathetic) (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Léopold-Lévi's (paroxysmal thyroid instability) 242.9
  • Thyrotoxic
    • crisis or storm (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
  • Thyrotoxicosis 242.9
    • complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 648.1
    • due to
      • ectopic thyroid nodule 242.4
      • ingestion of (excessive) thyroid material 242.8
      • specified cause NEC 242.8
    • neonatal (transient) 775.3
  • Toxic (poisoning) - see also condition
    • thyroid (gland) (see also Thyrotoxicosis) 242.9
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