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
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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.