ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L67.9

Hair color and hair shaft abnormality, unspecified

Diagnosis Code L67.9

ICD-10: L67.9
Short Description: Hair color and hair shaft abnormality, unspecified
Long Description: Hair color and hair shaft abnormality, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L67.9

Valid for Submission
The code L67.9 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 L67.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Abnormal hair growth
  • Disorder of hair
  • Disorder of hair AND/OR hair follicle
  • Disorder of hair color
  • Disorder of hair shaft
  • Drug-induced hair abnormality
  • Hair shaft damage by chemical

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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