ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L67.8

Other hair color and hair shaft abnormalities

Diagnosis Code L67.8

ICD-10: L67.8
Short Description: Other hair color and hair shaft abnormalities
Long Description: Other hair color and hair shaft abnormalities
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L67.8

Valid for Submission
The code L67.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Hair color and hair shaft abnormalities (L67)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L67.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITH MCC 606
  • MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC 607

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Synonyms
  • Achromotrichia
  • Acquired progressive kinking of hair
  • Atrophic hair
  • Bamboo hair
  • Brittle hair
  • Chemical hair color change
  • Chromhidrosis
  • Cicatrical trichiasis
  • Clastothrix
  • Crandall's syndrome
  • Disorder of hair growth
  • Disturbance of hair cycle
  • Drug-induced hair abnormality
  • Drug-induced hair color change
  • Exclamation point hair
  • Hair changes due to malnutrition
  • Hair dystrophy
  • Hair shaft damage by chemical
  • Hair shaft damage by chemical
  • Hair shaft damage by chemical
  • Hair shaft damage from bleaching
  • Hair shaft damage from hairdressing chemicals
  • Hair shaft damage from hairdressing chemicals
  • Hair shaft damage from hairdressing chemicals
  • Hair shaft damage from permanent waving
  • Hair shaft damage from shampooing
  • Idiopathic hair dystrophy
  • Matted hair
  • Metabolic hair color change
  • Nutritional hair color change
  • Postinflammatory hair color change
  • Primary hair dystrophy
  • Pseudochromhidrosis
  • Pseudomonilethrix
  • Secondary hair dystrophy
  • Symmetrical circumscribed allotrichia
  • Trichonodosis
  • Trichorrhexis
  • Trichoschisis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L67.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Hair Problems

The average person has 5 million hairs. Hair grows all over your body except on your lips, palms, and the soles of your feet. It takes about a month for healthy hair to grow half an inch. Most hairs grow for up to six years and then fall out. New hairs grow in their place.

Hair helps keep you warm. It also protects your eyes, ears and nose from small particles in the air. Common problem with the hair and scalp include hair loss, infections, and flaking.

  • Aging changes in hair and nails
  • Dry hair
  • Excessive or unwanted hair in women
  • Folliculitis
  • Trichorrhexis nodosa


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