Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 246.2
Cyst of thyroid
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 246.2 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 246.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Thyroid cyst
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal fluid filled sac within the thyroid gland.
246.2 Excludes
  • cystadenoma of thyroid (226)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 246.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E04.1 Nontoxic single thyroid nodule
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 246.2:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • thyroid (gland) 246.2
      • adenomatous - see Goiter, nodular
      • colloid (see also Goiter) 240.9
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