Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 704.00
Alopecia, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 704.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 704.00 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 704.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L65.9 Nonscarring hair loss, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Alopecia
  • Alopecia (hair loss)
  • Alopecia (hair loss), male pattern
  • Alopecia, androgenic
  • Alopecia, male pattern
  • Alopecia, scarring
  • Androgenic alopecia
  • Drug induced androgenic alopecia
  • Drug-induced androgenic alopecia
  • Male pattern alopecia
  • Scarring alopecia
Clinical Information
  • (al-oh-pee-shuh) the lack or loss of hair from areas of the body where hair is usually found. Alopecia can be a side effect of some cancer treatments
  • Baldness or the loss of hair
  • Baldness; absence of hair from skin areas where it is normally present
Applies To
  • Baldness
  • Loss of hair
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 704.00:
  • Acomia 704.00
  • Alopecia (atrophicans) (pregnancy) (premature) (senile) 704.00
    • congenital, congenitalis 757.4
  • Atrichia, atrichosis 704.00
    • congenital (universal) 757.4
  • Bald
    • patches on scalp 704.00
  • Baldness (see also Alopecia) 704.00
  • Calvities (see also Alopecia) 704.00
  • Defluvium
    • capillorum (see also Alopecia) 704.00
  • Loss
    • hair 704.00
  • Psilosis (sprue) (tropical) 579.1
    • not sprue 704.00
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