ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 704.02

Telogen effluvium

Diagnosis Code 704.02

ICD-9: 704.02
Short Description: Telogen effluvium
Long Description: Telogen effluvium
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 704.02

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Other diseases of skin and subcutaneous tissue (700-709)
      • 704 Diseases of hair and hair follicles

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • L65.0 - Telogen effluvium

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 704.02 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Alopecia (atrophicans) (pregnancy) (premature) (senile) 704.00
      • effluvium (telogen) 704.02
      • telogen effluvium 704.02
    • Effluvium, telogen 704.02
    • Telogen effluvium 704.02

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
  • Excessive or unwanted hair in women
  • Folliculitis
  • Hot tub folliculitis
  • Skin and hair changes during pregnancy
  • Trichorrhexis nodosa

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