ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q80.9

Congenital ichthyosis, unspecified

Diagnosis Code Q80.9

ICD-10: Q80.9
Short Description: Congenital ichthyosis, unspecified
Long Description: Congenital ichthyosis, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q80.9

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Other congenital malformations (Q80-Q89)
      • Congenital ichthyosis (Q80)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Q80.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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The code Q80.9 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Bullous ichthyosis
  • Congenital biliary atresia
  • Congenital ichthyosis of skin
  • Cutaneous syndrome with ichthyosis
  • Genetic defect of hair shaft
  • Ichthyosis congenita with biliary atresia
  • Ichthyosis, cerebellar degeneration and hepatosplenomegaly
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Keratosis pilaris with ichthyosis and deafness
  • Limb reduction-ichthyosis syndrome
  • Photosensitivity with ichthyosis, brittle hair, impaired intelligence, decreased fertility and short stature syndrome
  • Severe ichthyoses
  • Xeroderma, talipes and enamel defect syndrome

Information for Patients

Skin Conditions

Also called: Cutaneous disorders, Dermatologic disorders

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

  • Holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration
  • Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections
  • Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain
  • Keeps your body temperature even
  • Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Milia
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers

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