ICD-9-CM 253.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 253.3 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).
Growth hormone deficiency after bone marrow transplant
Growth hormone deficiency, bone marrow transplant
Growth hormone deficiency, isolated
Isolated growth hormone deficiency
Isolated somatotropin deficiency
Partial growth hormone deficiency
Somatotropin deficiency, partial
A form of dwarfism caused by complete or partial growth hormone deficiency, resulting from either the lack of growth hormone-releasing factor from the hypothalamus or from the mutations in the growth hormone gene (gh1) in the pituitary gland. It is also known as type i pituitary dwarfism. Human hypophysial dwarf is caused by a deficiency of human growth hormone during development
Form of dwarfism due to deficient release of growth hormone which may result from dysfunction of the hypothalamus or anterior pituitary gland
Isolated deficiency of (human) growth hormone [HGH]
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