Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 245.8
Other and unspecified chronic thyroiditis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Chr thyroiditis NEC/NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 245.8 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 245.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic nonsuppurative thyroiditis
  • Chronic suppurative thyroiditis
  • Chronic thyroiditis
  • Chronic thyroiditis w transient thyrotoxicosis
  • Chronic thyroiditis with transient thyrotoxicosis
  • Thyroiditis, chronic
Applies To
  • Chronic thyroiditis:
    • NOS
    • nonspecific
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 245.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E06.5 Other chronic thyroiditis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 245.8:
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