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2023| Congenital Hypothyroidism ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E03.1

Congenital Hypothyroidism without Goiter:

  • E03.1 is a billable/definite ICD-10-CM code that can be utilized to specify for recompense exercise.
  • E03.1 is the American version, while other global versions of ICD-10 E03.1 may vary.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM E03.1 turned effectual on October 1, 2022.

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Excludes 1; Hypothyroidism related to iodine deficiency (E00-E02)

Postprocedural hypothyroidism (E89.0)


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Approximate Synonyms:

  • Hypothyroidism, congenital
  • Congenital hypothyroidism
  • Clinical Information
  • A deficit of thyroid hormone is present at birth time. The etiology may be environmental or genetic, or a combination of both. 
  • Treatment is based on casualty and severity.
  • This condition developed in early childhood due to an in-utero shortage of thyroid hormones that may be caused by genetic or environmental factors, for example, hypothyroidism or thyroid dysgenesis in babies of mothers treated with thiouracil for the duration of pregnancy.
  • A condition characterized by impaired skeletal development, serious mental retardation, myxedema, and short stature. Endemic cretinism caused by iodine deficiency.
  • A condition caused by congenital deficiency hormone, spotted by arrested mental and physical progress, dystrophy of the soft parts and bones, and decreased basal metabolism.
  • This is a congenital form o thyroid insufficiency, while myxedema is an attained form.

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Q. What congenital hypothyroidism means?

A. Congenital hypothyroidism (CHT) is a condition caused by an underdeveloped or an absence of a thyroid gland or one that has developed thyroid but can’t create thyroid hormone due to a production line problem (called Dyshormonogenesis). While underdeveloped thyroid called is dysgenesis.

Q. What is the code for congenital hypothyroidism?

A. A code for congenital hypothyroidism without goiter is E03.1 which is turned effective on October 1, 2022.

Q. What are the symptoms of Congenital Hypothyroidism?

  • Congenital hypothyroidism symptoms including
  • Lethargy
  • Yellowing of the eye and skin (called Jaundice)
  • Dry skin
  • Feeding problems
  • Low appetite
  • The belly button sticks out far called an umbilical hernia
  • Large soft spot on top of the baby’s head (fontanelle) 
  • A horse-sounding cry

Q. Is congenital hypothyroidism the same as cretinism?

A. Cretinism is the untreated form of congenital hypothyroidism with or without goiter.  

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