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ICD-10-CM Code E23
Hypofunction and other disorders of the pituitary gland

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code E23 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of E23 that describes the diagnosis 'hypofunction and other disorders of the pituitary gland' in more detail.

The ICD code E23 is used to code Pickardt syndrome

Pickardt syndrome (also Pickardt's syndrome or Pickardt–Fahlbusch syndrome) denotes a rare form of tertiary hypothyroidism that is caused by interruption of the portal veins connecting hypothalamus and pituitary.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Code: 68006966
ICD 9 Code: 253.7

An interupption of the hypophyseal portal system causes Pickardt's syndrome

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for E23 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
The listed conditions whether the disorder is in the pituitary or the hypothalamus
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Postprocedural hypopituitarism - instead, use code E89.3

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E23 - Hypofunction and other disorders of the pituitary gland'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E23. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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