2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E06

Thyroiditis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • E06 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM E06 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E06 - other international versions of ICD-10 E06 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as E06. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • postpartum thyroiditis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O90.5

    Postpartum thyroiditis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    O90.5
    )
The following code(s) above E06 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to E06:
  • E00-E89
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range E00-E89

    Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases

    Note
    • All neoplasms, whether functionally active or not, are classified in Chapter 2. Appropriate codes in this chapter (i.e. E05.8, E07.0, E16-E31, E34.-) may be used as additional codes to indicate either functional activity by neoplasms and ectopic endocrine tissue or hyperfunction and hypofunction of endocrine glands associated with neoplasms and other conditions classified elsewhere.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transitory endocrine and metabolic disorders specific to newborn (P70-P74)
    Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the thyroid gland
  • Inflammation of the thyroid gland.
  • Inflammation of the thyroid gland. Thyroiditis may be an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid gland over time, causing hypothyroidism (too little thyroid hormone). A temporary form of thyroiditis may also occur after the birth of a baby, or when viral or bacterial infections spread to the thyroid.
  • Inflammatory diseases of the thyroid gland. Thyroiditis can be classified into acute (thyroiditis, suppurative), subacute (granulomatous and lymphocytic), chronic fibrous (riedel's), chronic lymphocytic (hashimoto disease), transient (postpartum thyroiditis), and other autoimmune thyroiditis subtypes.
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E06
E05.31 …… with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
E05.4 Thyrotoxicosis factitia
E05.40 …… without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
E05.41 …… with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
E05.8 Other thyrotoxicosis
E05.80 …… without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
E05.81 …… with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
E05.9 Thyrotoxicosis, unspecified
E05.90 …… without thyrotoxic crisis or storm
E05.91 …… with thyrotoxic crisis or storm
E06 Thyroiditis
E06.0 Acute thyroiditis
E06.1 Subacute thyroiditis
E06.2 Chronic thyroiditis with transient thyrotoxicosis
E06.3 Autoimmune thyroiditis
E06.4 Drug-induced thyroiditis
E06.5 Other chronic thyroiditis
E06.9 Thyroiditis, unspecified
E07 Other disorders of thyroid
E07.0 Hypersecretion of calcitonin
E07.1 Dyshormogenetic goiter

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.