Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 245.0
Acute thyroiditis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 245.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 245.0 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 245.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E06.0 Acute thyroiditis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abscess of thyroid
  • Thyroid abscess
  • Thyroiditis, acute
Applies To
  • Abscess of thyroid
  • Thyroiditis:
    • nonsuppurative, acute
    • pyogenic
    • suppurative
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify organism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 245.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • thyroid (gland) 245.0
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • thyroid (gland) 245.0
  • Thyroiditis 245.9
    • acute (pyogenic) (suppurative) 245.0
      • nonsuppurative 245.0
    • pyogenic 245.0
    • suppurative 245.0
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