ICD-9-CM 757.31 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 757.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Hay Wells syndrome of ectodermal dysplasia
Hay-Wells syndrome of ectodermal dysplasia
A group of hereditary disorders involving tissues and structures derived from the embryonic ectoderm. They are characterized by the presence of abnormalities at birth and involvement of both the epidermis and skin appendages. They are generally nonprogressive and diffuse. Various forms exist, including anhidrotic and hidrotic dysplasias, focal dermal hypoplasia, and aplasia cutis congenita.
A group of inherited disorders characterized by malformations of the structures that derive from the ectoderm, such as hair, teeth, nails and sweat glands.
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