Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 706.8
Other specified diseases of sebaceous glands
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Sebaceous gland dis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 706.8 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 706.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Absent sebaceous gland activity
  • Asteatosis cutis
  • Asteatotic eczema
  • Dry skin
  • Hyperplasia of sebaceous gland
  • Sebaceous gland duct dilatation
  • Sebaceous gland hyperplasia
  • Sebaceous hyperplasia
  • Senile asteatotic eczema
  • Senile sebaceous gland hyperplasia
  • Senile xeroderma
  • Xerosis cutis
  • Xerosis cutis (dry skin)
  • Xerosis due to atopic dermatitis
Applies To
  • Asteatosis (cutis)
  • Xerosis cutis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 706.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L85.3 Xerosis cutis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 706.8:
  • Asteatosis 706.8
    • cutis 706.8
  • Deformity 738.9
    • sebaceous gland, acquired 706.8
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • osteatosis, osteatotic 706.8
    • xerotic 706.8
  • Eczema (acute) (allergic) (chronic) (erythematous) (fissum) (occupational) (rubrum) (squamous) 692.9
    • asteatotic 706.8
  • Xerosis
    • cutis 706.8
    • skin 706.8
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