ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 704.8

Hair diseases NEC

Diagnosis Code 704.8

ICD-9: 704.8
Short Description: Hair diseases NEC
Long Description: Other specified diseases of hair and hair follicles
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 704.8

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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  • Abnormal keratinization of hair follicle
  • Acne necrotica miliaris
  • Acne necrotica varioliformis of scalp margin
  • Acne with gram negative folliculitis
  • Actinic folliculitis
  • Acute folliculitis
  • Agminate folliculitis
  • Bacterial folliculitis
  • Bockhart impetigo
  • Brittle hair-impaired intellect-decreased fertility-short stature syndrome
  • Chronic folliculitis
  • Chronic folliculitis of legs
  • Collarettes of lash follicles
  • Crandall's syndrome
  • Deep bacterial folliculitis
  • Demodex folliculitis
  • Disseminate infundibulo-folliculitis
  • Disturbance of hair cycle
  • Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
  • Erythromelanosis follicularis of face AND/OR neck
  • Exclamation point hair
  • Follicular plugging
  • Folliculitis
  • Folliculitis nares perforans
  • Folliculitis of lids
  • Gram-negative folliculitis
  • Greasy hair
  • Hair cast
  • Hair sinus
  • Hair sinus in foot
  • Hairs broken close to the skin
  • Increased hair growth
  • Lanugo
  • Loose anagen hair syndrome
  • Lupoid sycosis
  • Lupoid sycosis of beard
  • Malassezia folliculitis
  • Matted hair
  • Milker's sinus
  • Multiple fibrofolliculomas
  • Neonatal eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
  • Nodular folliculitis
  • On examination - follicular pustules
  • Perifolliculitis
  • Perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens
  • Pili incarnati
  • Pili multigemini
  • Propionibacterium acnes folliculitis
  • Pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy
  • Pseudofolliculitis
  • Pseudofolliculitis barbae
  • Pseudofolliculitis colli
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa folliculitis
  • Pustular folliculitis
  • Reactive follicular hyperplasia in the elderly
  • Scalp folliculitis
  • Sheepshearer's hair sinus
  • Short anagen syndrome
  • Staphylococcal folliculitis of scalp
  • Superficial folliculitis
  • Sycosis
  • Sycosis barbae
  • Sycosis cruris
  • Symmetrical circumscribed allotrichia
  • Trichomalacia
  • Trichostasis spinulosa
  • Tufted folliculitis
  • White forelock

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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