2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 240
Simple and unspecified goiter
- There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 240 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- A form of iodine deficiency disorders characterized by an enlargement of the thyroid gland in a significantly large fraction of a population group. Endemic goiter is common in mountainous and iodine-deficient areas of the world where the diet contains insufficient amount of iodine