Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 780.8
Generalized hyperhidrosis
  • Short description: GENERALIZD HYPERHIDROSIS.
  • ICD-9-CM 780.8 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 780.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 780.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 780.8: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Excessive sweating
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
  • Night sweats
Applies To
  • Diaphoresis
  • Excessive sweating
  • Secondary hyperhidrosis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 780.8 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R61 Generalized hyperhidrosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 780.8:
  • Acrohyperhidrosis (see also Hyperhidrosis) 780.8
  • Diaphoresis (excessive) NEC (see also Hyperhidrosis) 780.8
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • diaphoresis (see also Hyperhidrosis) 780.8
    • secretion - see also Hypersecretion
      • milk 676.6
      • sputum 786.4
      • sweat (see also Hyperhidrosis) 780.8
    • sweating (see also Hyperhidrosis) 780.8
  • Hyperhidrosis, hyperidrosis 705.21
    • generalized 780.8
    • secondary 780.8
  • Night
    • sweats 780.8
  • Sweat(s), sweating
    • excessive (see also Hyperhidrosis) 780.8
    • night 780.8
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