Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 704.1
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 704.1 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 704.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa
  • Androgen dependent hirsutism
  • Androgen-dependent hirsutism
  • Familial hirsutism
  • Hirsutism (excess body hair)
  • Hirsutism in female, androgen dependent
  • Hirsutism, familial
  • Hirsutism, idiopathic
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Hypertrichosis lanuginosa
  • Idiopathic hirsutism
  • Localized hypertrichosis
Clinical Information
  • A condition observed in women and children when there is excess coarse body hair of an adult male distribution pattern, such as facial and chest areas. It is the result of elevated androgens from the ovaries, the adrenal glands, or exogenous sources. The concept does not include hypertrichosis, which is an androgen-independent excessive hair growth
  • A disorder characterized by the presence of excess hair growth in women in anatomic sites where growth is considered to be a secondary male characteristic and under androgen control (beard, moustache, chest, abdomen)
  • A disorder characterized by the presence of excessive hair growth in women in anatomic sites where growth is considered to be a secondary male characteristic (beard, moustache, chest, abdomen), where hair growth is under androgen control
  • Excess hair in females and children with an adult male pattern of distribution
704.1 Excludes
  • hypertrichosis of eyelid (374.54)
Applies To
  • Hypertrichosis:
    • NOS
    • lanuginosa, acquired
  • Polytrichia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 704.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM L68.0 Hirsutism
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM L68.1 Acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM L68.3 Polytrichia
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM L68.9 Hypertrichosis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 704.1:
  • Hirsuties (see also Hypertrichosis) 704.1
  • Hirsutism (see also Hypertrichosis) 704.1
  • Hypertrichosis 704.1
    • lanuginosa 757.4
      • acquired 704.1
  • Polytrichia (see also Hypertrichosis) 704.1
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