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ICD-10-CM Code E20.9
Hypoparathyroidism, unspecified

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

E20.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hypoparathyroidism, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code E20 is used to code Endocrine disease

Endocrine diseases are disorders of the endocrine system. The branch of medicine associated with endocrine disorders is known as endocrinology.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Codes: D004700, D004700, D004700
ICD 9 Codes: 240, 250, 259

Major endocrine glands. (Male left, female on the right.) 1. Pineal gland 2. Pituitary gland 3. Thyroid gland 4. Thymus 5. Adrenal gland 6. Pancreas 7. Ovary 8. Testes

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Coding Notes for E20.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Parathyroid tetany

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #643-645 - Endocrine disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #643-645 - Endocrine disorders with CC.
  • DRG Group #643-645 - Endocrine disorders without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Cataract in hypoparathyroidism (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E20.9 - Hypoparathyroidism, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E20.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parathyroid tetany (E20.9)
Hypoparathyroidism (E20.9)


Hypoparathyroidism (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code E20.9 and a single ICD9 code, 252.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E20 - Hypoparathyroidism

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/E209