Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 253.1
Other and unspecified anterior pituitary hyperfunction
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Ant pituit hyperfunc NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 253.1 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 253.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anterior pituitary hyperplasia
  • Corticotroph hyperplasia
  • Drug-induced hyperprolactinemia
  • Follicle-stimulating hormone hypersecretion
  • Gonadotrophin hypersecretion
  • Hyperpituitarism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperprolactinemia (high prolactin hormone level)
  • Hypothalamic overactivity
  • Idiopathic hyperprolactinemia
  • Lactotroph hyperplasia
  • Luteinizing hormone hypersecretion
  • Non-pregnancy related A-G syndrome
  • Physiological hyperprolactinemia
  • Pituitary stalk compression hyperprolactinemia
  • Pregnancy hyperprolactinemia
  • Pregnancy-related A-G syndrome
  • Prepuberal hyperpituitarism
  • Secondary hyperprolactinemia
  • Secondary hyperprolactinemia due to prolactin-secreting tumor
  • Somatotroph hyperplasia
  • Thyrotroph hyperplasia
  • Thyrotropin overproduction
  • Transient hyperprolactinemia
253.1 Excludes
  • overproduction of:
    • ACTH (255.3)
    • thyroid-stimulating hormone [TSH] (242.8)
Applies To
  • Forbes-Albright syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 253.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E22.8 Other hyperfunction of pituitary gland
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E22.9 Hyperfunction of pituitary gland, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 253.1:
  • Ahumada-del Castillo syndrome (nonpuerperal galactorrhea and amenorrhea) 253.1
  • Argonz-Del Castillo syndrome (nonpuerperal galactorrhea and amenorrhea) 253.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • hypophysis 253.9
      • hyperfunction 253.1
      • hypofunction 253.2
    • pituitary (gland) 253.9
      • hyperfunction 253.1
      • hypofunction 253.2
  • Dysfunction
  • Dyspituitarism 253.9
    • hyperfunction 253.1
  • Forbes-Albright syndrome (nonpuerperal amenorrhea and lactation associated with pituitary tumor) 253.1
  • Hyperfunction
    • pituitary (anterior) (gland) (lobe) 253.1
  • Hyperpituitarism 253.1
  • Hyperprolactinemia 253.1
  • Hypersecretion
    • pituitary (anterior) 253.1
  • Increase, increased
    • function
      • adrenal (cortex) 255.3
      • pituitary (anterior) (gland) (lobe) 253.1
  • Perversion, perverted
    • function
      • pineal gland 259.8
      • pituitary gland 253.9
        • anterior lobe
          • deficient 253.2
          • excessive 253.1
        • posterior lobe 253.6
      • placenta - see Placenta, abnormal
  • Puberty V21.1
    • premature 259.1
      • due to
        • adrenal cortical hyperfunction 255.2
        • pineal tumor 259.8
        • pituitary (anterior) hyperfunction 253.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Ahumada-Del Castillo (nonpuerperal galactorrhea and amenorrhea) 253.1
    • Argonz-Del Castillo (nonpuerperal galactorrhea and amenorrhea) 253.1
    • Forbes-Albright (nonpuerperal amenorrhea and lactation associated with pituitary tumor) 253.1
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