ICD-10 Diagnosis Code E23.2

Diabetes insipidus

Diagnosis Code E23.2

ICD-10: E23.2
Short Description: Diabetes insipidus
Long Description: Diabetes insipidus
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code E23.2

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The code E23.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00–E90)
    • Disorders of other endocrine glands (E20-E35)
      • Hypofunction and other disorders of the pituitary gland (E23)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code E23.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • 253.5 - Diabetes insipidus

  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Diabetes mellitus AND insipidus with optic atrophy AND deafness
  • Diabetes mellitus associated with genetic syndrome
  • Dipsogenic diabetes insipidus
  • Familial central diabetes insipidus
  • Familial diabetes insipidus
  • Hypohidrosis
  • Hypohidrosis-diabetes insipidus syndrome
  • Idiopathic diabetes insipidus
  • Neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus
  • Partial diabetes insipidus
  • Polyuric state
  • Secondary diabetes insipidus

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Diabetes Insipidus

Also called: DI

Diabetes insipidus (DI) causes frequent urination. You become extremely thirsty, so you drink. Then you urinate. This cycle can keep you from sleeping or even make you wet the bed. Your body produces lots of urine that is almost all water.

DI is different from diabetes mellitus (DM), which involves insulin problems and high blood sugar. The symptoms can be similar. However, DI is related to how your kidneys handle fluids. It's much less common than DM. Urine and blood tests can show which one you have.

Usually, DI is caused by a problem with your pituitary gland or your kidneys. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Medicines can often help.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Diabetes insipidus (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Diabetes insipidus - central (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Diabetes insipidus - nephrogenic (Medical Encyclopedia)

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Neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus Neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus is a disorder of water balance. The body normally balances fluid intake with the excretion of fluid in urine. However, people with neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus produce too much urine (polyuria), which causes them to be excessively thirsty (polydipsia). Affected people need to urinate frequently, which can disrupt daily activities and sleep.People with neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus can quickly become dehydrated if they do not drink enough water. Dehydration can lead to constipation and dry skin. If the disorder is not treated, more serious complications of dehydration can occur. These include confusion, low blood pressure, seizures, and coma.Neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus can be either acquired or familial. The acquired form is brought on by injuries, tumors, and other factors, and can occur at any time during life. The familial form is caused by genetic mutations; its signs and symptoms usually become apparent in childhood and worsen over time.Neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus should not be confused with diabetes mellitus, which is much more common. Diabetes mellitus is characterized by high blood sugar levels resulting from a shortage of the hormone insulin or an insensitivity to this hormone. Although neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus have some features in common, they are separate disorders with different causes.
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