Diagnosis Code

L68 HYPERTRICHOSIS


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L68

Short Description: Hypertrichosis

Long Description: Hypertrichosis

The code L68 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Hypertrichosis (L68)
        • L68 Hypertrichosis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code L68 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • excess hair
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • congenital hypertrichosis (Q84.2)
    • persistent lanugo (Q84.2)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
L68.0 Hirsutism
L68.1 Acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa
L68.2 Localized hypertrichosis
L68.3 Polytrichia
L68.8 Other hypertrichosis
L68.9 Hypertrichosis, unspecified


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