Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 704.2
Abnormalities of the hair
  • Short description: Abnormalities of hair.
  • ICD-9-CM 704.2 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 704.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 704.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 704.2: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnormal hair growth
  • Acquired progressive kinking of hair
  • Atrophic hair
  • Bamboo hair
  • Brittle hair
  • Cicatrical trichiasis
  • Cicatricial trichiasis
  • Clastothrix
  • Districhiasis
  • Finding of appearance of hair
  • Hair dystrophy
  • Idiopathic hair dystrophy
  • Lamellar ichthyosis AND trichorrhexis invaginata syndrome
  • Primary hair dystrophy
  • Secondary hair dystrophy
  • Trichiasis
  • Trichonodosis
  • Trichorrhexis
  • Trichorrhexis nodosa
704.2 Excludes
Applies To
  • Atrophic hair
  • Clastothrix
  • Fragilitas crinium
  • Trichiasis:
    • NOS
    • cicatrical
  • Trichorrhexis (nodosa)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 704.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L67.0 Trichorrhexis nodosa
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L67.8 Other hair color and hair shaft abnormalities
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 704.2:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • hair NEC 704.2
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • hair 704.2
  • Clastothrix 704.2
  • Districhiasis 704.2
  • Dystrophy, dystrophia 783.9
    • hair 704.2
  • Fragilitas
    • crinium 704.2
    • hair 704.2
  • Fragility
    • hair 704.2
  • Kink, kinking
    • hair (acquired) 704.2
  • Knotting (of)
    • hair 704.2
  • Trichiasis 704.2
    • cicatricial 704.2
  • Trichoclasis 704.2
  • Trichomatosis 704.2
  • Trichonodosis 704.2
  • Trichoptilosis 704.2
  • Trichorrhexis (nodosa) 704.2
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