Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 704.01
Alopecia areata
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 704.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 704.01 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: 704.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L63.2 Ophiasis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L63.8 Other alopecia areata
Disease Synonyms
  • Alopecia areata (patchy hair loss)
  • Ophiasis
Clinical Information
  • Loss of scalp and body hair involving microscopically inflammatory patchy areas
Applies To
  • Ophiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 704.01:
  • Alopecia (atrophicans) (pregnancy) (premature) (senile) 704.00
    • areata 704.01
    • celsi 704.01
    • circumscripta 704.01
    • disseminata 704.01
    • marginalis 704.01
  • Ophiasis 704.01
  • Pelade 704.01
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