ICD-10-CM Code E32.8

Other diseases of thymus

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

E32.8 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other diseases of thymus. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code E32.8 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like atrophy of thymus gland or cyst of mediastinum or cyst of thymus gland or hematoma of thymus or hemorrhage of thymus.

ICD-10:E32.8
Short Description:Other diseases of thymus
Long Description:Other diseases of thymus

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code E32.8:

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • aplasia or hypoplasia with immunodeficiency D82.1
  • thymoma D15.0

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code E32.8 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Atrophy of thymus gland
  • Cyst of mediastinum
  • Cyst of thymus gland
  • Hematoma of thymus
  • Hemorrhage of thymus

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code E32.8 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.

  • 814 - RETICULOENDOTHELIAL AND IMMUNITY DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 815 - RETICULOENDOTHELIAL AND IMMUNITY DISORDERS WITH CC
  • 816 - RETICULOENDOTHELIAL AND IMMUNITY DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert E32.8 to ICD-9

  • 254.8 - Diseases of thymus NEC

Code Classification

  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Disorders of other endocrine glands (E20-E35)
      • Diseases of thymus (E32)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Lymphatic Diseases

The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs. It is made up of

  • Lymph - a fluid that contains white blood cells that defend against germs
  • Lymph vessels - vessels that carry lymph throughout your body. They are different from blood vessels.
  • Lymph nodes - glands found throughout the lymph vessels. Along with your spleen, these nodes are where white blood cells fight infection.

Your bone marrow and thymus produce the cells in lymph. They are part of the system, too.

The lymphatic system clears away infection and keeps your body fluids in balance. If it's not working properly, fluid builds in your tissues and causes swelling, called lymphedema. Other lymphatic system problems can include infections, blockage, and cancer.


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