ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 253.6

Neurohypophysis dis NEC

Diagnosis Code 253.6

ICD-9: 253.6
Short Description: Neurohypophysis dis NEC
Long Description: Other disorders of neurohypophysis
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 253.6

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Diseases of other endocrine glands (249-259)
      • 253 Disorders of the pituitary gland and its hypothalamic control

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • E22.2 - Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone

  • Inappropriate hormone secretion
  • Increased exocrine gland secretion
  • Syndrome of inappropriate vasopressin secretion

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 253.6 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Pituitary Disorders

Your pituitary gland is a pea-sized gland at the base of your brain. The pituitary is the "master control gland" - it makes hormones that affect growth and the functions of other glands in the body.

With pituitary disorders, you often have too much or too little of one of your hormones. Injuries can cause pituitary disorders, but the most common cause is a pituitary tumor.

  • ACTH (cosyntropin) stimulation test
  • ACTH blood test
  • Empty sella syndrome
  • FSH
  • Growth hormone stimulation test
  • Growth hormone suppression test
  • Growth hormone test
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Luteinizing hormone (LH) blood test
  • Pituitary infarction

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