ICD-9-CM 259.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 259.51 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).
A disorder of sexual development transmitted as an x-linked recessive trait. These patients have a karyotype of 46,xy with end-organ resistance to androgen due to mutations in the androgen receptor (receptors, androgen) gene. Severity of the defect in receptor quantity or quality correlates with their phenotypes. In these genetic males, the phenotypic spectrum ranges from those with normal female external genitalia, through those with genital ambiguity as in reifenstein syndrome, to that of a normal male with infertility
Aspects of female morphology in a xy genotype caused by defects in cellular receptors for testosterone and dihydrotestosterone, transmitted as an x-linked trait
Sexual ambiguity in males due to a sexual differentiation disorder caused by testicular failure to respond to androgens. The affected males have abdominal and inguinal testes, female external genitalia and breasts, blind vaginas, and absent uteri. Some patients have absent pubic and axillary hair, hence the synonym "hairless pseudofemale." mental retardation occurs in some cases
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