Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 705.21
Primary focal hyperhidrosis
  • Short description: Primary focal hyprhidros.
  • ICD-9-CM 705.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 705.21 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 705.21.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 705.21: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 705.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L74.510 Primary focal hyperhidrosis, axilla
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L74.511 Primary focal hyperhidrosis, face
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L74.512 Primary focal hyperhidrosis, palms
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L74.513 Primary focal hyperhidrosis, soles
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L74.519 Primary focal hyperhidrosis, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Focal hyperhidrosis primary
  • Primary focal hyperhidrosis of axilla
  • Primary focal hyperhidrosis of face
  • Primary focal hyperhidrosis of palms
  • Primary focal hyperhidrosis of soles
  • Primary focal hyperhidrosis, axilla
  • Primary focal hyperhidrosis, face
  • Primary focal hyperhidrosis, palms
  • Primary focal hyperhidrosis, soles
Applies To
  • Focal hyperhidrosis NOS
  • Hyperhidrosis NOS
  • Hyperhidrosis of:
    • axilla
    • face
    • palms
    • soles
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 705.21:
  • Hyperhidrosis, hyperidrosis 705.21
    • axilla 705.21
    • face 705.21
    • focal (localized) 705.21
    • palms 705.21
    • soles 705.21
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