Diagnosis Code

L68.9 HYPERTRICHOSIS, UNSPECIFIED


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L68.9

Short Description: Hypertrichosis, unspecified

Long Description: Hypertrichosis, unspecified

The code L68.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Hypertrichosis (L68)
        • L68.9 Hypertrichosis, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Circumscribed acquired hypertrichosis
  • Excessive hair growth
  • Gingival fibromatosis
  • Gingival fibromatosis and hypertrichosis syndrome
  • Hair changes due to malnutrition
  • Hereditary gingival fibromatosis
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Hypertrichosis in hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertrichosis in hypothyroidism
  • Hypertrichosis in malnutrition
  • Hypertrichosis in porphyria
  • Increased hair growth
  • Skin changes due to malnutrition

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L68.9 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)

Crosswalk Information

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


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