Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 705.9
Unspecified disorder of sweat glands
  • Short description: Sweat gland disorder NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 705.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 705.9 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 705.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 705.9: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 705.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L74.9 Eccrine sweat disorder, unspecified
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L75.9 Apocrine sweat disorder, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disorder of sweat gland
  • Sweat gland disorder
Applies To
  • Disorder of sweat glands NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 705.9:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • sweat glands NEC 705.9
  • Sweat(s), sweating
    • gland disease 705.9
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