ICD-9-CM 705.82 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 705.82 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Fox Fordyce disease
A chronic inflammatory skin disorder characterized by pruritic papular eruptions in areas with apocrine glands. It usually affects the axillae bilaterally. There is rupture of the apocrine ducts resulting in inflammation and formation of the papular skin lesions.
Chronic pruritic disease, usually in women, characterized by small follicular papular eruptions in apocrine glands areas. It is caused by obstruction and rupture of intraepidermal apocrine ducts.
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