Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 255.2
Adrenogenital disorders
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 255.2 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 255.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • 21-hydroxylase deficiency, simple virilizing
  • 21-hydroxylase deficiency, virilizing, non salt wasting
  • 21-hydroxylase deficiency, virilizing, salt losing
  • 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital
  • Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital, simple virilizing
  • Adrenal hyperplasia, congenital, virilizing, non salt
  • Adrenogenital disorder
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, undervirilized XY due to 17-alpha hydroxylase deficiency
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, virilizing, non-salt-losing
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, virilizing, salt-losing
  • Gestational hyperandrogenism, virilized XX
  • Late onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Steroid 17-alpha-monooxygenase deficiency, undervirilized XY
  • Steroid 21-monooxygenase deficiency, simple virilizing type
  • Undervirilized XY, 3-beta hydroxysteroid deficiency
  • Undervirilized XY, congenital adrenal hyperplasis,
  • Virilized female due to gestational hyperandrogenism
  • Virilized XX, gestational hyperandrogenism
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal possession of mature masculine somatic characteristics by a girl, woman, or prepubescent; may be present at birth or may appear first later in life, depending on its cause; it may be relatively mild (hirsutism) or severe; commonly the result of gonadal or adrenocortical dysfunction, or may be produced by androgenic therapy.
  • Group of syndromes caused by inherited defects in cortisol and/or aldosterone biosynthesis; acth elevation is caused by low levels of cortisol, whose production is impaired by absence or deficiency of one of the five enzymes necessary for its synthesis from cholesterol.
255.2 Excludes
  • adrenal hyperplasia due to excess ACTH (255.0)
  • isosexual virilization (256.4)
Applies To
  • Adrenogenital syndromes, virilizing or feminizing, whether acquired or associated with congenital adrenal hyperplasia consequent on inborn enzyme defects in hormone synthesis
  • Achard-Thiers syndrome
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Female adrenal pseudohermaphroditism
  • Male:
    • macrogenitosomia praecox
    • sexual precocity with adrenal hyperplasia
  • Virilization (female) (suprarenal)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 255.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E25.0 Congenital adrenogenital disorders associated with enzyme deficiency
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E25.8 Other adrenogenital disorders
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E25.9 Adrenogenital disorder, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 255.2:
  • Achard-Thiers syndrome (adrenogenital) 255.2
  • Adrenocortical syndrome 255.2
  • Adrenogenital syndrome (acquired) (congenital) 255.2
    • iatrogenic, fetus or newborn 760.79
  • Apert-Gallais syndrome (adrenogenital) 255.2
  • Cooke-Apert-Gallais syndrome (adrenogenital) 255.2
  • Corticosexual syndrome 255.2
  • Defect, defective 759.9
    • 3-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 255.2
    • 11-hydroxylase 255.2
    • 21-hydroxylase 255.2
  • Defeminization syndrome 255.2
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • 3-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 255.2
    • 11-beta-hydroxylase 255.2
    • 17-alpha-hydroxylase 255.2
    • 18-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 255.2
    • 20-alpha-hydroxylase 255.2
    • 21-hydroxylase 255.2
    • desmolase 255.2
    • hydroxylase 255.2
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • adrenogenital 255.2
    • corticosteroid metabolism NEC 255.2
    • steroid metabolism NEC 255.2
  • Hyperadrenocorticism 255.3
    • congenital 255.2
  • Hyperfunction
    • adrenal (cortex) 255.3
      • androgenic, acquired benign 255.3
      • medulla 255.6
      • virilism 255.2
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • adrenal (capsule) (cortex) (gland) 255.8
      • with
        • sexual precocity (male) 255.2
        • virilism, adrenal 255.2
        • virilization (female) 255.2
      • congenital 255.2
      • due to excess ACTH (ectopic) (pituitary) 255.0
      • medulla 255.8
  • "Infant Hercules" syndrome 255.2
  • Macrogenitosomia (female) (male) (praecox) 255.2
  • Masculinization, female, with adrenal hyperplasia 255.2
  • Precocity, sexual (constitutional) (cryptogenic) (female) (idiopathic) (male) NEC 259.1
    • with adrenal hyperplasia 255.2
  • Pseudohermaphroditism 752.7
    • adrenal 255.2
    • female (without adrenocortical disorder) 752.7
      • with adrenocortical disorder 255.2
      • adrenal 255.2
    • male (without gonadal disorder) 752.7
      • with
        • adrenocortical disorder 255.2
        • cleft scrotum 752.7
        • feminizing testis 259.51
        • gonadal disorder 257.9
      • adrenal 255.2
  • Puberty V21.1
    • precocious (constitutional) (cryptogenic) (idiopathic) NEC 259.1
      • due to
        • adrenal
          • cortical hyperfunction 255.2
          • hyperplasia 255.2
        • cortical hyperfunction 255.2
        • ovarian hyperfunction 256.1
        • pineal tumor 259.8
        • testicular hyperfunction 257.0
    • premature 259.1
      • due to
        • adrenal cortical hyperfunction 255.2
        • pineal tumor 259.8
        • pituitary (anterior) hyperfunction 253.1
  • Sexual
    • precocity (constitutional) (cryptogenic) (female) (idiopathic) (male) NEC 259.1
      • with adrenal hyperplasia 255.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Achard-Thiers (adrenogenital) 255.2
    • adrenogenital (acquired) (congenital) 255.2
      • feminizing 255.2
      • iatrogenic 760.79
      • virilism (acquired) (congenital) 255.2
    • Apert-Gallais (adrenogenital) 255.2
    • Cooke-Apert-Gallais (adrenogenital) 255.2
    • corticosexual 255.2
    • defeminization 255.2
    • infant
    • pseudohermaphroditism-virilism-hirsutism 255.2
    • virilizing adrenocortical hyperplasia, congenital 255.2
  • Virilism (adrenal) (female) NEC 255.2
    • with
      • 3-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase defect 255.2
      • 11-hydroxylase defect 255.2
      • 21-hydroxylase defect 255.2
    • adrenal
      • hyperplasia 255.2
      • insufficiency (congenital) 255.2
    • cortical hyperfunction 255.2
  • Virilization (female) (suprarenal) (see also Virilism) 255.2
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