Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 255.12
Conn's syndrome
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 255.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 255.12 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: 255.12 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E26.01 Conn's syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Conn syndrome
  • Conns syndrome
Clinical Information
  • An endocrine disorder characterized by excessive production of aldosterone by the adrenal glands. Causes include adrenal gland adenoma and adrenal gland hyperplasia. The overproduction of aldosterone results in sodium and water retention and hypokalemia. Patients present with high blood pressure, muscle weakness, and headache
  • Overproduction of aldosterone by an adrenal cortical adenoma, characterized typically by low potassium levels, underacidity of the body, muscular weakness, excess urination, excess thirst, and high blood pressure
  • Primary hyperaldosteronism caused by the excess production of aldosterone by an adenoma of the zona glomerulosa or conn adenoma
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 255.12:
  • Conn (-Louis) syndrome (primary aldosteronism) 255.12
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Conn (-Louis) (primary aldosteronism) 255.12
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