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ICD-10-CM Code E23.3
Hypothalamic dysfunction, not elsewhere classified

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

E23.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hypothalamic dysfunction, not elsewhere classified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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 E23.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Prader-Willi syndrome - instead, use code Q87.1
Russell-Silver syndrome - instead, use code Q87.1

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Renon-Delille syndrome (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E23.3 - Hypothalamic dysfunction, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E23.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Renon-Delille syndrome (E23.3)
Dyspituitarism (E23.3)


Unspecified disorder of the pituitary gland and its hypothalamic control (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 E23.3 and a single ICD9 code, 253.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E23 - Hypofunction and other disorders of the pituitary gland

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