ICD-10-CM Code E27.8
Other specified disorders of adrenal gland
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
E27.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified disorders of adrenal gland. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code E278 is used to code Adrenalitis
Adrenalitis, also called adrenitis, is the inflammation of one or both adrenal glands, which can lead to an insufficiency of epinephrine or norepinephrine.
Coding Notes for E27.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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- Abnormality of cortisol-binding globulin
- 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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'E27.8 - Other specified disorders of adrenal gland'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 E27.8 and a single ICD9 code, 255.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: E27 - Other disorders of adrenal gland