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ICD-10-CM Code E26.09
Other primary hyperaldosteronism

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

E26.09 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other primary hyperaldosteronism. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code E260 is used to code Primary aldosteronism

Primary aldosteronism, also known as primary hyperaldosteronism or Conn's syndrome, is excess production of the hormone aldosterone by the adrenal glands resulting in low renin levels. Often it produces few symptoms. Most people have high blood pressure which may cause poor vision or headaches. Occasionally there may be muscular weakness, muscle spasms, tingling sensations, or excessive urination. Complications include cardiovascular disease such as stroke, myocardial infarction, kidney failure, and abnormal heart rhythms.

Specialty: Endocrinology
MeSH Code: D006929
ICD 9 Code: 255.1


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Coding Notes for E26.09 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Primary aldosteronism due to adrenal hyperplasia (bilateral)

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

  • Hyperaldosteronism co-occurrent with hyperplasia of the adrenal cortex (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E26.09 - Other primary hyperaldosteronism'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code E26.09. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Hyperaldosteronism, unspecified (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 E26.09 and a single ICD9 code, 255.10 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: E26.0 - Primary hyperaldosteronism

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