2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 251.5
Abnormality of secretion of gastrin
- ICD-9-CM 251.5 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 251.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- Increased gastrin secretion
- A disorder in which tumors of the pancreatic islet cells produce large amounts of gastrin (a hormone), leading to excess acid in the stomach and, possibly, a peptic ulcer (ulcer of the stomach or the upper part of the small intestine)
- Triad comprising intractable, sometimes fulminating atypical ulcers, extremely elevated gastic acidity, and gastrin secreting non beta islet cell tumors
- Hyperplasia of pancreatic alpha cells with gastrin excess
- Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts directly to:
- 2015 ICD-10-CM E16.4 Increased secretion of gastrin