Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L68.0

Short Description: Hirsutism

Long Description: Hirsutism

The code L68.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Hypertrichosis (L68)
        • L68.0 Hirsutism

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Androgen-dependent hirsutism
  • Androgen-independent hirsutism
  • Diabetes mellitus due to genetic defect in insulin action
  • Extreme insulin resistance with acanthosis nigricans, hirsutism AND abnormal insulin receptors
  • Extreme insulin resistance with acanthosis nigricans, hirsutism AND autoantibodies to the insulin receptors
  • Familial hirsutism
  • Female hirsutism
  • Hirsuties papillaris penis
  • Hirsutism
  • Idiopathic hirsutism
  • Insulin receptor defect
  • O/E - hirsutism

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L68.0 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)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L68.0 Right Arrow 704.1 Hirsutism

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
L68 Hypertrichosis
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