ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 24, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Primary adrenocortical insufficiency E27.1

E27.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

E27.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 4 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E89)
Section E20-E35 Disorders of other endocrine glands (E20-E35)
Category E27 Other disorders of adrenal gland
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Inclusion Term
  • Addison's disease
  • Autoimmune adrenalitis
Excludes1
  • Addison only phenotype adrenoleukodystrophy (E71.528)
  • amyloidosis (E85.-)
  • tuberculous Addison's disease (A18.7)
  • Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome (A39.1)
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Related Terms to “Primary adrenocortical insufficiency”


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