ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 240.9

Goiter NOS

Diagnosis Code 240.9

ICD-9: 240.9
Short Description: Goiter NOS
Long Description: Goiter, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 240.9

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders
    • Disorders of thyroid gland (240-246)
      • 240 Simple and unspecified goiter

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Thyroid Diseases

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in your body. These include how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. All of these activities are your body's metabolism.

Thyroid problems include

  • Goiter - enlargement of the thyroid gland
  • Hyperthyroidism - when your thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormones than your body needs
  • Hypothyroidism - when your thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormones
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid nodules - lumps in the thyroid gland
  • Thyroiditis - swelling of the thyroid

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

  • Antithyroglobulin antibody
  • Antithyroid microsomal antibody
  • Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid
  • Goiter
  • Radioactive iodine uptake
  • Retrosternal thyroid surgery
  • Silent thyroiditis
  • Subacute thyroiditis
  • T3
  • T4 test
  • Thyroid gland removal
  • Thyroid gland removal - discharge
  • Thyroid nodule
  • Thyroid storm
  • Thyroid Tests - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Toxic nodular goiter
  • TSH test
  • TSI

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