Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 245.3
Chronic fibrous thyroiditis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Chr fibrous thyroiditis.
  • ICD-9-CM 245.3 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 245.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Riedel's thyroiditis
  • Thyroiditis, chronic fibrous
Applies To
  • Struma fibrosa
  • Thyroiditis:
    • invasive (fibrous)
    • ligneous
    • Riedel's
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 245.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E06.5 Other chronic thyroiditis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 245.3:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Riedel's (ligneous thyroiditis) 245.3
  • Goiter (adolescent) (colloid) (diffuse) (dipping) (due to iodine deficiency) (endemic) (euthyroid) (heart) (hyperplastic) (internal) (intrathoracic) (juvenile) (mixed type) (nonendemic) (parenchymatous) (plunging) (sporadic) (subclavicular) (substernal) 240.9
    • fibrous 245.3
  • Ligneous thyroiditis 245.3
  • Riedel's
    • disease (ligneous thyroiditis) 245.3
    • struma (ligneous thyroiditis) 245.3
    • thyroiditis (ligneous) 245.3
  • Struma (see also Goiter) 240.9
    • fibrosa 245.3
    • Riedel's (ligneous thyroiditis) 245.3
  • Thyroiditis 245.9
    • chronic (nonspecific) (sclerosing) 245.8
    • fibrous (chronic) 245.3
    • invasive (fibrous) 245.3
    • ligneous 245.3
    • Riedel's (ligneous) 245.3
    • woody 245.3
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