ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 246.3

Hemorr/infarc thyroid

Diagnosis Code 246.3

ICD-9: 246.3
Short Description: Hemorr/infarc thyroid
Long Description: Hemorrhage and infarction of thyroid
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 246.3

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

Information for Medical Professionals

Information for Patients


Also called: Hematoma, Hemorrhage

Bleeding is the loss of blood. It can happen inside or outside the body. Bleeding can be a reaction to a cut or other wound. It can also result from an injury to internal organs.

There are many situations in which you might bleed. A bruise is bleeding under the skin. Some strokes are caused by bleeding in the brain. Other bleeding, such as gastrointestinal bleeding, coughing up blood, or vaginal bleeding, can be a symptom of a disease.

Normally, when you bleed, your blood forms clots to stop the bleeding. Severe bleeding may require first aid or a trip to the emergency room. If you have a bleeding disorder, your blood does not form clots normally.

  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding gums
  • Bleeding into the skin
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage of the newborn
  • Splinter hemorrhages
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Subconjunctival hemorrhage

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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

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  • 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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