Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 256.39
Other ovarian failure
  • Billable Code
  • Female Only Dx
  • Short description: Ovarian failure NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 256.39 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 256.39 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Autoimmune primary ovarian failure
  • Corpus luteum deficiency syndrome
  • Delayed menarche
  • Delayed menarche (late occurance of first menstrual cycle)
  • Delayed ovulation
  • Female hypogonadism syndrome
  • Female infertility due to diminished ovarian reserve
  • Incipient ovarian failure
  • Induced female hypogonadism syndrome
  • Late menarche
  • Menopause ovarian failure
  • Ovarian failure
  • Ovarian failure (loss of ovary function)
  • Ovarian failure (loss of ovary function) before age 40
  • Ovarian failure, primary
  • Premature ovarian failure
  • Primary ovarian failure
  • Secondary ovarian failure
Applies To
  • Delayed menarche
  • Ovarian hypofunction
  • Primary ovarian failure NOS
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 256.39 is only applicable to female patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 256.39 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E28.39 Other primary ovarian failure
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 256.39:
  • Decrease, decreased
    • estrogen 256.39
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • ovarian 256.39
    • secretion
  • Delay, delayed
    • menarche 256.39
      • due to pituitary hypofunction 253.4
  • Dysfunction
  • Failure, failed
  • Hypoestrinism 256.39
  • Hypoestrogenism 256.39
  • Hypofunction
    • ovary 256.39
  • Hypogonadism
    • female 256.39
    • ovarian (primary) 256.39
  • Hypo-ovarianism 256.39
  • Hypo-ovarism 256.39
  • Hyposecretion
    • ovary 256.39
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • gonadal
    • ovary 256.39
  • Suppression
    • ovarian secretion 256.39
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