ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 759.2

Endocrine anomaly NEC

Diagnosis Code 759.2

ICD-9: 759.2
Short Description: Endocrine anomaly NEC
Long Description: Anomalies of other endocrine glands
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 759.2

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies (740–759)
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 759 Other and unspecified congenital anomalies

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Q89.2 - Congenital malformations of other endocrine glands

  • Aberrant parathyroid gland
  • Aberrant thyroid gland
  • Absence of hormonal activity
  • Absent parathyroid gland
  • Accessory parathyroid gland
  • Accessory pituitary gland
  • Accessory thymic tissue
  • Accessory thyroid gland
  • Aplasia of parathyroid gland
  • Aplasia of thymus
  • Cervical thymic remnant
  • Cervical thyroid remnant
  • Congenital abnormal shape of thymus
  • Congenital absence of parathyroid gland
  • Congenital absence of pituitary gland
  • Congenital absence of thymus
  • Congenital absence of thyroid gland
  • Congenital anomaly of endocrine gland
  • Congenital anomaly of endocrine gonad
  • Congenital anomaly of parathyroid glands
  • Congenital anomaly of pituitary gland
  • Congenital anomaly of the thymus
  • Congenital anomaly of the thyroid gland
  • Congenital cleft of thymus
  • Congenital hypothyroidism with ectopic thyroid
  • Congenital malformation of anterior pituitary
  • Congenital malformation of posterior pituitary
  • Congenital malposition of the thyroid gland
  • Congenital malposition of thymus
  • Ectopic pituitary tissue
  • Ectopic thymic tissue
  • Ectopic thyroid tissue
  • Female Kallman's syndrome
  • General loss of peroxisomal function
  • Lingual goiter
  • Lingual thyroid
  • Persistent thyroglossal duct
  • Pharyngeal pituitary tissue
  • Retrosternal thyroid gland
  • Thyroglossal duct anomaly
  • Thyroglossal duct cyst
  • Thyroglossal duct sinus

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Birth Defects

A birth defect is a problem that happens while a baby is developing in the mother's body. Most birth defects happen during the first 3 months of pregnancy. One out of every 33 babies in the United States is born with a birth defect.

A birth defect may affect how the body looks, works or both. Some birth defects like cleft lip or neural tube defects are structural problems that can be easy to see. To find others, like heart defects, doctors use special tests. Birth defects can vary from mild to severe. Some result from exposures to medicines or chemicals. For example, alcohol abuse can cause fetal alcohol syndrome. Infections during pregnancy can also result in birth defects. For most birth defects, the cause is unknown.

Some birth defects can be prevented. Taking folic acid can help prevent some birth defects. Talk to your doctor about any medicines you take. Some medicines can cause serious birth defects.

Babies with birth defects may need surgery or other medical treatments. Today, doctors can diagnose many birth defects in the womb. This enables them to treat or even correct some problems before the baby is born.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Endocrine Diseases

Your endocrine system includes eight major glands throughout your body. These glands make hormones. Hormones are chemical messengers. They travel through your bloodstream to tissues or organs. Hormones work slowly and affect body processes from head to toe. These include

  • Growth and development
  • Metabolism - digestion, elimination, breathing, blood circulation and maintaining body temperature
  • Sexual function
  • Reproduction
  • Mood

If your hormone levels are too high or too low, you may have a hormone disorder. Hormone diseases also occur if your body does not respond to hormones the way it is supposed to. Stress, infection and changes in your blood's fluid and electrolyte balance can also influence hormone levels.

In the United States, the most common endocrine disease is diabetes. There are many others. They are usually treated by controlling how much hormone your body makes. Hormone supplements can help if the problem is too little of a hormone.

  • Androgen insensitivity syndrome
  • Endocrine glands
  • Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
  • Intersex
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) I
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) II
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

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