Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 253.6
Other disorders of neurohypophysis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Neurohypophysis dis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 253.6 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 253.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Inappropriate hormone secretion
  • Increased exocrine gland secretion
  • Syndrome inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
  • Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
  • Syndrome of inappropriate vasopressin secretion
Clinical Information
  • A syndrome characterized by abnormal secretion of antidiuretic hormone in conjunction with neoplastic growth occurring anywhere in the body.
253.6 Excludes
  • ectopic antidiuretic hormone secretion (259.3)
Applies To
  • Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone [ADH]
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 253.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E22.2 Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 253.6:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • neurohypophysis NEC 253.6
  • Dysfunction
  • Dyspituitarism 253.9
    • posterior lobe 253.6
  • Inappropriate
    • secretion
      • ACTH 255.0
      • antidiuretic hormone (ADH) (excessive) 253.6
      • ectopic hormone NEC 259.3
      • pituitary (posterior) 253.6
  • Increase, increased
    • function
      • adrenal (cortex) 255.3
      • pituitary (anterior) (gland) (lobe) 253.1
        • posterior 253.6
  • Perversion, perverted
    • function
      • pineal gland 259.8
      • pituitary gland 253.9
        • anterior lobe
        • posterior lobe 253.6
      • placenta - see Placenta, abnormal
  • Schwartz-Bartter syndrome (inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone) 253.6
  • Secretion
    • antidiuretic hormone, inappropriate (syndrome) 253.6
    • hormone
      • antidiuretic, inappropriate (syndrome) 253.6
      • by
      • ectopic NEC 259.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) 253.6
    • Schwartz-Bartter (inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone) 253.6
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