ICD-10-CM Code E23
Hypofunction and other disorders of the pituitary gland
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- E23 Hypofunction and other disorders of the pituitary gland NON-BILLABLE
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||253.7|
An interupption of the hypophyseal portal system causes Pickardt's syndrome
Coding Notes for E23 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes 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 ExcludesType-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.