Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 706.1
Other acne
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Acne NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 706.1 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 706.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acne
  • Acne atrophica
  • Acne conglobata
  • Acne cosmetica
  • Acne detergicans
  • Acne estivalis
  • Acne fulminans
  • Acne fulminans with erythema nodosum
  • Acne indurata
  • Acne keloid
  • Acne keloidalis
  • Acne macule
  • Acne mechanica
  • Acne nodule
  • Acne of external chemical origin
  • Acne of external origin
  • Acne scar
  • Acne tropica
  • Acne urticata
  • Acne venenata
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Acne with gram negative folliculitis
  • Acne, cystic
  • Acne, neonatal
  • Adult premenstrual acne
  • Basal cell nevus with comedones
  • Bromide acne
  • Bromine acne
  • Chlorine acne
  • Colloid acne
  • Comedonal acne
  • Comedonal cyst
  • Comedone
  • Comedone (blackhead)
  • Cystic acne
  • Demodex acne
  • Excoriated acne
  • Follicular occlusion tetrad - hidradenitis, acne conglobata, dissecting cellulitis, pilonidal sinus
  • Follicular occlusion triad - hidradenitis, acne conglobata, dissecting cellulitis of scalp
  • Folliculitis keloidalis nuchae
  • Giant comedo
  • Halogen acne
  • Hydration acne
  • Hypertrophic acne scar
  • Ice-pick acne scar
  • Inflammatory acne
  • Iodide acne
  • Iodine acne
  • Juvenile acne
  • Macrocomedone
  • Multiple "sandpaper" type comedones
  • Neonatal acne
  • Nodular elastosis with cysts AND comedones of Favre and Racouchot
  • Nodulocystic acne
  • Occupational acne
  • Oil acne
  • On examination - blackheads
  • On examination - blackheads present
  • Open comedone
  • Pitch acne
  • Polyporous comedone
  • Psoralen and long-wave ultraviolet radiation acne
  • Pustular acne
  • Solar comedone
  • Steroid acne
  • Superficial acne vulgaris
  • Superficial inflammatory acne vulgaris
  • Superficial mixed comedonal and inflammatory acne vulgaris
  • Synovitis acne pustulosis hyperostosis osteomyelitis syndrome
  • Tropical acne
Clinical Information
  • A disorder of the skin marked by inflammation of oil glands and hair glands.
  • Chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous apparatus marked by an increase in sebum secretions causing lesions most frequently occurring on the face, chest, and back; the inflamed glands may form small pink papules, which sometimes surround comedones so that they have black centers (blackheads), or form pustules or cysts (whiteheads).
  • Having a black or dark core or plug.
706.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Acne:
    • NOS
    • conglobata
    • cystic
    • pustular
    • vulgaris
  • Blackhead
  • Comedo
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 706.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L70.0 Acne vulgaris
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L70.1 Acne conglobata
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L70.8 Other acne
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 706.1:
  • Acne (pustular) (vulgaris) 706.1
    • agminata (see also Tuberculosis) 017.0
    • artificialis 706.1
    • cachecticorum (Hebra) 706.1
    • conglobata 706.1
    • conjunctiva 706.1
    • cystic 706.1
    • eyelid 706.1
    • indurata 706.1
    • keloid 706.1
    • neonatal 706.1
    • nodular 706.1
    • occupational 706.1
    • papulosa 706.1
    • scrofulosorum (Bazin) (see also Tuberculosis) 017.0
    • tropical 706.1
  • Blackhead 706.1
  • Comedo 706.1
  • Comedones 706.1
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • papillaris capillitii 706.1
  • Folliculitis 704.8
    • keloid, keloidalis 706.1
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