ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Hypertrichosis

L68 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

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Hypertrichosis

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Includes
  • excess hair
Excludes1
  • congenital hypertrichosis (Q84.2)
  • persistent lanugo (Q84.2)

More specific codes for Hypertrichosis

  • L68.0 - Hirsutism
  • L68.1 - Acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa
  • L68.2 - Localized hypertrichosis
  • L68.3 - Polytrichia
  • L68.8 - Other hypertrichosis
  • L68.9 - Hypertrichosis, unspecified
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L68 Hypertrichosis

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.