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Abnormal cortrosyn level

Lee Posted Wed 26th of June, 2013 15:29:24 PM

I need a ICD-9 code for an abnormal cortrosyn level.

SuperCoder Answered Fri 28th of June, 2013 02:22:09 AM

Hi,

My senior editor is working on this. He will respond you soon.

Thanks for being patient.

SuperCoder Answered Fri 28th of June, 2013 07:19:30 AM

I would go with 255.3 (if it's overactivity) or 255.8. Cortrosyn is a derivative of ACTH, and helps to identify abnormality in ACTH / cortisol production.

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