Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 255.9
Unspecified disorder of adrenal glands
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Adrenal disorder NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 255.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 255.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 255.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 255.9: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 255.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E27.9 Disorder of adrenal gland, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Adrenal disorder
  • Adrenal incidentaloma
  • Adrenal mass
  • Bilat adrenal mass
  • Bilateral adrenal mass
  • Disorder of adrenal gland
  • Incidental finding of mass in the adrenal gland
  • Left adrenal mass
  • Mass of adrenal gland
  • Right adrenal mass
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 255.9:
  • Adrenalism 255.9
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.6
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • adrenal (gland) (capsule) (cortex) 255.9
    • suprarenal (gland) (capsule) 255.9
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • adrenal (capsule) (cortex) (gland) 255.9
  • Dysadrenocortism 255.9
  • Dysfunction
    • adrenal (cortical) 255.9
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