Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 244.1
Other postablative hypothyroidism
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Postablat hypothyr NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 244.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 244.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hypothyroidism (low thyroid) after radioiodine therapy
  • Hypothyroidism (low thyroid), after ablation
  • Hypothyroidism following external radiotherapy
  • Hypothyroidism following radioiodine therapy
  • Hypothyroidism, postablative
  • Hypothyroidism, postradioiodine therapy
  • Irradiation hypothyroidism
  • Postablative hypothyroidism
  • Postradioiodine therapy hypothyroidism
Applies To
  • Hypothyroidism following therapy, such as irradiation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 244.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E89.0 Postprocedural hypothyroidism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 244.1:
  • Hypothyroidism (acquired) 244.9
    • due to
      • ablation 244.1
        • radioactive iodine 244.1
        • surgical 244.0
      • iodine (administration) (ingestion) 244.2
        • radioactive 244.1
      • irradiation therapy 244.1
      • p-aminosalicylic acid (PAS) 244.3
      • phenylbutazone 244.3
      • resorcinol 244.3
      • specified cause NEC 244.8
      • surgery 244.0
    • postablative NEC 244.1
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