Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 252.8
Other specified disorders of parathyroid gland
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 252.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 252.8 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: 252.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E21.4 Other specified disorders of parathyroid gland
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anemia of parathyroid dysfunction
  • Cyst of parathyroid
  • Hemorrhage of parathyroid
  • Parathyroid cyst
  • Parathyroid gland hematoma
Applies To
  • Cyst of parathyroid gland
  • Hemorrhage of parathyroid gland
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 252.8:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • parathyroid (gland) 252.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • parathyroid (gland) 252.9
      • specified NEC 252.8
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • parathyroid 252.9
      • specified type NEC 252.8
  • Displacement, displaced
    • parathyroid (gland) 252.8
  • Dysfunction
    • parathyroid 252.8
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • parathyroid (gland) (spontaneous) 252.8
  • Infarct, infarction
    • parathyroid gland 252.8
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