Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 759.2
Anomalies of other endocrine glands
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 759.2 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 759.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Aberrant parathyroid gland
  • Aberrant thymus gland
  • Aberrant thyroid gland
  • Absence of hormonal activity
  • Absent parathyroid gland
  • Accessory parathyroid gland
  • Accessory pituitary gland
  • Accessory thymic tissue
  • Accessory thyroid gland
  • Cervical thymic remnant
  • Cervical thyroid remnant
  • Congenital abnormal shape of thymus
  • Congenital absence of parathyroid gland
  • Congenital absence of pituitary gland
  • Congenital absence of thymus
  • Congenital absence of thyroid gland
  • Congenital anomaly of endocrine gland
  • Congenital anomaly of endocrine gonad
  • Congenital anomaly of parathyroid glands
  • Congenital anomaly of pituitary gland
  • Congenital anomaly of the thymus
  • Congenital anomaly of the thyroid gland
  • Congenital cleft of thymus
  • Congenital hypothyroidism with ectopic thyroid
  • Congenital malformation of anterior pituitary
  • Congenital malformation of posterior pituitary
  • Congenital malposition of the thyroid gland
  • Congenital malposition of thymus
  • Ectopic pituitary tissue
  • Ectopic thymic tissue
  • Ectopic thyroid tissue
  • Female Kallman's syndrome
  • General loss of peroxisomal function
  • Lingual goiter
  • Lingual thyroid
  • Persistent thyroglossal duct
  • Pharyngeal pituitary tissue
  • Retrosternal thyroid gland
  • Thyroglossal duct anomaly
  • Thyroglossal duct cyst
Clinical Information
  • Ectopic thyroid gland which is located in the vicinity of the thyroid gland proper without any direct connection with it
759.2 Excludes
  • congenital:
Applies To
  • Absent parathyroid gland
  • Accessory thyroid gland
  • Persistent thyroglossal or thyrolingual duct
  • Thyroglossal (duct) cyst
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 759.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Q89.2 Congenital malformations of other endocrine glands
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 759.2:
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