ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 757.4

Hair anomalies NEC

Diagnosis Code 757.4

ICD-9: 757.4
Short Description: Hair anomalies NEC
Long Description: Specified anomalies of hair
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 757.4

Code Classification
  • Congenital anomalies
    • Congenital anomalies (740-759)
      • 757 Congenital anomalies of the integument

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Abnormal hair texture
  • Absence of hair - failure to grow
  • Atrichia congenita
  • Autosomal dominant familial woolly hair
  • Autosomal recessive familial woolly hair
  • Bayonet hair
  • Beaded hair
  • Coarse hair
  • Congenital alopecia
  • Congenital alopecia with keratin cysts
  • Congenital generalized alopecia
  • Congenital hypertrichosis
  • Congenital hypertrichosis lanuginosa
  • Congenital hypotrichia
  • Congenital localized alopecia
  • Congenital morphological disturbances of hair
  • Congenital ringed hair
  • Congenital woolly hair
  • Ectodermal dysplasia, syndactyly and pili torti
  • Lanugo
  • Marie Unna syndrome
  • Persistent lanugo
  • Pili annulati
  • Pili torti
  • Taenzer's hair
  • Total congenital alopecia
  • Triangular alopecia
  • Trichoschisis
  • Ulerythema ophryogenes
  • Uncombable hair syndrome
  • Wooly hair

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 757.4 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
  • Excessive or unwanted hair in women
  • Folliculitis
  • Hot tub folliculitis
  • Skin and hair changes during pregnancy
  • Trichorrhexis nodosa

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