Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 703.8
Other specified diseases of nail
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Diseases of nail NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 703.8 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 703.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnormality of nail tissue
  • Acquired koilonychia
  • Acquired striate leukonychia
  • Azure half-moon nail
  • Beaded ridging of nails
  • Beaus lines
  • Beau's lines
  • Beau's lines secondary to systemic illness
  • Brachyonychia
  • Change in nail appearance
  • Clubbing of nail
  • Disorder of nail color
  • Drug-induced leukonychia
  • Drug-induced onycholysis
  • Dystrophia unguium
  • Dystrophia unguium, partial
  • Dystrophia unguium, total
  • Eggshell nail
  • Eggshell nails
  • Elkonyxis
  • Enlarged nails
  • Excessive growth of nails
  • Gray nails
  • Grooved nails, transverse
  • Grooving of nail
  • Half-and-half nail
  • Hereditary lymphedema and yellow nails
  • Hereditary striate leuconychia
  • Hypertrophy of nail
  • Hypertrophy of toenail
  • Idiopathic atrophy of nail in childhood
  • Idiopathic photo-onycholysis
  • Koilonychia
  • Lamellar nail splitting
  • Large lunula
  • Leukonychia
  • Leukonychia punctata
  • Leukonychia secondary to systemic disease
  • Leukonychia striata
  • Lichen planus of nail
  • Longitudinal brown stripes in nails
  • Longitudinal grooving of nails
  • Longitudinal split nail
  • Lupus erythematosus-associated nail dystrophy
  • Macronychia
  • Malalignment of nail
  • Median canaliform nail dystrophy
  • Median nail dystrophy
  • Median nail dystrophy of Heller
  • Mee's line
  • Melanonychia
  • Melanonychia striata
  • Micronychia
  • Muehrcke's lines
  • Nail discoloration
  • Nail dystrophy
  • Nail dystrophy associated with bullous dermatoses
  • Nail dystrophy associated with dermatological disease
  • Nail dystrophy due to benign familial pemphigus
  • Nail dystrophy due to cytotoxic therapy
  • Nail dystrophy due to Darier's disease
  • Nail dystrophy due to graft-versus-host disease
  • Nail dystrophy due to habit tic
  • Nail dystrophy due to lichen nitidus
  • Nail dystrophy due to lichen striatus
  • Nail dystrophy due to nail biting
  • Nail dystrophy due to pityriasis rubra pilaris
  • Nail dystrophy due to sarcoidosis
  • Nail dystrophy due to secondary syphilis
  • Nail dystrophy resulting from poisonous chemical
  • Nail pterygium in lichen planus
  • Nail shedding
  • Nail surface rough
  • Nailfold hemorrhages
  • Nails crumble
  • Nutcracker nails
  • On examination - nails
  • On examination - nails - koilonychia
  • On examination - nails - pitting
  • On examination - nails - splinter hemorrhage
  • On examination - nails brittle
  • On examination - nails ridged
  • Onychatrophy due to lichen planus
  • Onychauxis
  • Onychauxis (nail condition)
  • Onychoatrophy
  • Onychodystrophy
  • Onychodystrophy (abnormal change in nail)
  • Onychogryphosis
  • Onychogryposis
  • Onycholysis
  • Onycholysis (painless separation of nail from nailbed)
  • Onycholysis due to fungal infection of nail
  • Onychomadesis
  • Onychomalacia
  • Parrot-beak nail
  • Photoonycholysis
  • Physiological brown stripes in nails
  • Pincer nail deformity
  • Pitting of nails
  • Pseudo-clubbing
  • Psoriatic nail dystrophy
  • Psoriatic nail pitting
  • Psoriatic onycholysis
  • Pterygium inversum unguis
  • Red half-moon nail in congestive heart failure
  • Reedy nail
  • Scleroderma-associated nail dystrophy
  • Separation of nail fold
  • Splits in nails
  • Splitting toenail
  • Stained nail
  • Striate leuconychia
  • Subungual hemorrhage
  • Subungual hyperkeratosis
  • Thin nails
  • Toenail thickened
  • Trachyonychia
  • Transverse overcurvature of nail
  • Transverse split nail
  • Traumatic onychia
  • Traumatic onycholysis
  • Traumatic splinter hemorrhage
  • Twenty nail dystrophy
  • White flecks in nails
  • White nails
  • Yellow nail syndrome
  • Yellow nails
Applies To
  • Dystrophia unguium
  • Hypertrophy of nail
  • Koilonychia
  • Leukonychia (punctata) (striata)
  • Onychauxis
  • Onychogryposis
  • Onycholysis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 703.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L60.1 Onycholysis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L60.2 Onychogryphosis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L60.3 Nail dystrophy
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L60.4 Beau's lines
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L60.8 Other nail disorders
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 703.8:
  • Achromia
    • unguium 703.8
  • Anonychia 757.5
    • acquired 703.8
  • Atrophia - see also Atrophy
    • unguium 703.8
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • nail 703.8
  • Beau's
    • lines (transverse furrows on fingernails) 703.8
  • Brittle
    • nails 703.8
  • Clubnail (acquired) 703.8
  • Defluvium
    • unguium 703.8
  • Discoloration
    • nails 703.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • nail 703.9
      • specified type NEC 703.8
  • Displacement, displaced
    • nail (congenital) 757.5
      • acquired 703.8
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • nutritional 269.9
      • nail 703.8
  • Dystrophy, dystrophia 783.9
    • nail 703.8
    • unguium 703.8
  • Eggshell nails 703.8
  • Fragilitas
    • unguium 703.8
  • Fragility
    • nails 703.8
  • Furrowing nail(s) (transverse) 703.8
  • Grooved
    • nails (transverse) 703.8
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • nail (subungual) 703.8
    • subungual 703.8
      • due to blood dyscrasia 287.8
  • Horn
    • nail 703.8
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • nail 703.8
  • Koilonychia 703.8
  • Leukonychia (punctata) (striata) 703.8
  • Leukopathia
    • unguium 703.8
  • Lines
    • Beau's (transverse furrows on fingernails) 703.8
  • Longitudinal stripes or grooves, nails 703.8
  • Onychauxis 703.8
  • Onychodystrophy 703.8
  • Onychogryphosis 703.8
  • Onychogryposis 703.8
  • Onycholysis 703.8
  • Onychomadesis 703.8
  • Onychomalacia 703.8
  • Onychoptosis 703.8
  • Onychorrhexis 703.8
  • Onychoschizia 703.8
  • Onychotrophia (see also Atrophy, nail) 703.8
  • Pachyonychia (congenital) 757.5
    • acquired 703.8
  • Pitting (edema) (see also Edema) 782.3
    • nail 703.8
  • Platyonychia (congenital) 757.5
    • acquired 703.8
  • Polyunguia (congenital) 757.5
    • acquired 703.8
  • Remnant
    • fingernail 703.8
  • Shedding
    • nail 703.8
  • Soft - see also condition
    • nails 703.8
  • Softening
    • nails 703.8
  • Spading nail 703.8
  • Split, splitting
    • nails 703.8
  • Spoon nail 703.8
  • Striations of nails 703.8
  • Strippling of nails 703.8
  • Thickening
    • nail 703.8
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