Billable Medical Code for Hyperparathyroidism, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 252.00

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 252.00.

The Short Description Is: Hyperparathyroidism NOS.

Known As

Hyperparathyroidism is also known as hyperparathyroidism and hyperparathyroidism (high parathyroid hormone level).

Hyperparathyroidism Definition and Symptoms

Hyperparathyroidism is when there is an excess of parathyroid hormone in the blood. This is because of over activity of one or more of the four parathyroid glands. Symptoms include kidney stones, abdominal pain, bone and joint pain, nausea, loss of appetite, and fragile bones (osteoporosis).