ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L65

Other nonscarring hair loss

Diagnosis Code L65

ICD-10: L65
Short Description: Other nonscarring hair loss
Long Description: Other nonscarring hair loss
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L65

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Other nonscarring hair loss (L65)

Information for Patients

Hair Loss

Also called: Alopecia

You lose up to 100 hairs from your scalp every day. That's normal, and in most people, those hairs grow back. But many men -- and some women -- lose hair as they grow older. You can also lose your hair if you have certain diseases, such as thyroid problems, diabetes, or lupus. If you take certain medicines or have chemotherapy for cancer, you may also lose your hair. Other causes are stress, a low protein diet, a family history, or poor nutrition.

Treatment for hair loss depends on the cause. In some cases, treating the underlying cause will correct the problem. Other treatments include medicines and hair restoration.

  • Alopecia areata
  • Coping with cancer -- hair loss
  • Female pattern baldness
  • Hair loss
  • Hair transplant
  • Male pattern baldness
  • Trichotillomania

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