Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L65.9

Short Description: Nonscarring hair loss, unspecified

Long Description: Nonscarring hair loss, unspecified

The code L65.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Other nonscarring hair loss (L65)
        • L65.9 Nonscarring hair loss, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Alopecia
  • Alopecia hereditaria
  • Alopecia localis
  • Alopecia, onychodysplasia, hypohidrosis, deafness ectodermal dysplasia
  • Atrichia
  • Chronic diffuse alopecia
  • Congenital hypotrichia
  • Diffuse alopecia
  • Diffuse loss of scalp hair
  • Failure of hair growth
  • Failure of hair growth
  • Follicular hamartoma with alopecia and cystic fibrosis syndrome
  • Frostbite alopecia
  • Hereditary hypotrichosis with recurrent skin vesicles syndrome
  • Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism with frontoparietal alopecia syndrome
  • Hypotrichosis
  • Hypotrichosis with keratosis pilaris
  • Lack of beard growth
  • Loss of axillary hair
  • Loss of body hair
  • Loss of hair
  • Loss of pubic hair
  • Loss of scalp hair
  • Non-scarring alopecia
  • Nutritional alopecia
  • O/E - alopecia
  • O/E - balding
  • O/E - loss of body hair
  • O/E - loss of hair
  • Partial failure of hair growth
  • Partial loss of hair
  • Partial loss of hair
  • Patchy loss of scalp hair
  • Perniola Krajewska Carnevale syndrome
  • Peroneal alopecia
  • Primary hypergonadotropic hypogonadism and partial alopecia syndrome
  • Temporal hair recession
  • Vitamin D-dependent rickets
  • Vitamin D-dependent rickets type II with alopecia
  • Vitamin D-dependent rickets, type 2

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L65.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code L65.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Alopecia NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L65.9 Right Arrow 704.00 Alopecia NOS

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
L65 Other nonscarring hair loss
L65.0 Telogen effluvium
L65.1 Anagen effluvium
L65.2 Alopecia mucinosa
L65.8 Other specified nonscarring hair loss

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019