2020 – E03.9 Hypothyroidism ICD 10: Diagnosis

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Hypothyroidism ICD 10

Unspecified Hypothyroidism ICD 10 code E03.9. This E03.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that used to identify the disease for reimbursement purposes. ICD-10-CM is an international statistic classification of diseases and clinical modifications in the 10th revision by the World Health Organization. This ICD-10-CM code is helpful for the physician and other health care providers because they use it to diagnose the disease and to code the possible diagnosis in the United States. ICD-10 has replaced the ICD-9 due to further modifications and specifications. ICD-10-CM codes are for many human diseases and their codes vary, according to symptoms and diseases.

For Hypothyroidism, unspecified E03.9 is a specific code that is used to identify the unspecified hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is a condition when less amount of thyroxin is produced by the thyroid gland due to multiple causes such as atrophy of the thyroid gland, thyroid agenesis, Hashimoto thyroiditis, or radiations. Hypothyroidism is characterized by cold intolerance, short stature, retarded growth, mental retardation, loss of appetite, weight loss, irritability, swelling of feet or coarse hairs.

Autoimmune destruction of the thyroid gland is considered the most common cause of hypothyroidism. Moreover, diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland with the monocytes, macrophages or lymphocytes, resulting in the progressive destruction of the thyroid parenchyma and cause diffuse goiter or hypothyroidism. Millions of other causes of hypothyroidism are there. There are many approximate synonyms that have a resemblance to hypothyroidism. They include

  • Hypothyroidism in pregnancy
  • Hypothyroidism in childbirth
  • Hypothyroidism (low thyroid)
  • Hypothyroidism postpartum
  • Acquired hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism (low thyroid), acquired
  • Cerebral degeneration due to hypothyroidism
  • Cerebral degeneration in hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroid (low level of thyroid hormone) in childbirth
  • Hypothyroid (low thyroid) in pregnancy
  • Myxedema
  • Fibrous autoimmune thyroiditis
  • Hashimoto thyroiditis
  • Thyroiditis (inflammation of the thyroid), Hashimoto
  • Thyroiditis, autoimmune
  • Thyroiditis, fibrous autoimmune
  • Subclinical hypothyroidism
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) hypothyroidism
  • BILLABLE: Yes E03.9 is a billable hypothyroidism ICD 10 code and applicable To
  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Hashitoxicosis (transient)
  • Lymphocytic thyroiditis
  • Lymphadenoid goiterStruma lymphomatosis

Hypothyroidism Icd 10 Code Tree

E03.9 a specific ICD-10-CM code for hypothyroidism, unspecified. Other codes are

  • E00-E07 – Disorders of the thyroid gland
  • E03 – Other hypothyroidism
  • Exclude: iodine-deficiency-related hypoth
  • E03.0 – Congenital hypothyroidism with diffuse goiter

Exclude: Transitory Congenital Goiter with Normal Function

  • E03.1 – Congenital hypothyroidism without goiter
  • E03.2 – Hypothyroidism due to medicaments and other exogenous substances
  • E03.3 – Postinfectious hypothyroidism
  • E03.4 – Atrophy of thyroid (acquired)

Exclude: Congenital Atrophy of Thyroid

  • E03.5 – Myxedema coma
  • E03.8 – Other specified hypothyroidism
  • E03.9 Hypothyroidism, unspecified