Billable Medical Code for Other Specified Disorders of Adrenal Glands
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 255.8
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 255.8.
The Short Description Is: Adrenal disorder NEC.
Adrenal mass is also known as abnormality of cortisol-binding globulin, adrenal cyst, adrenal gland cytomegaly, adrenal hyperplasia, adrenal hypertrophy or hyperplasia, adrenal necrosis, adrenocortical hyperplasia, adrenomedullary hyperplasia, aldosteronism and nodular hyperplasia, adrenal cortex, aldosteronism with nodular hyperplasia of adrenal cortex, cortisol binding globulin abnormality, cortisol binding globulin high, cortisol binding globulin low, enlarged adrenal gland, hyperaldosteronism w nodular hyperplasia of adrenal cortex, hyperaldosteronism with nodular hyperplasia of adrenal cortex, macronodular adrenal hyperplasia, mass of adrenal gland, micronodular adrenal hyperplasia, nodular adrenal cortex, pigmented micronodular adrenal hyperplasia, pseudohypoaldosteronism, pseudoprimary aldosteronism, and salt-losing congenital adrenal hyperplasia. This applies to abnormality of cortisol-binding globulin.
Adrenal Mass Definition and Symptoms
Adrenal mass is a benign, non-cancerous growth of the adrenal gland. Symptoms include excess facial hair, irregular periods, deepening of the voice, decrease in sex drivee, early puberty, and an enlargement of the penis.