ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q84.1

Congenital morphological disturbances of hair, NEC

Diagnosis Code Q84.1

ICD-10: Q84.1
Short Description: Congenital morphological disturbances of hair, NEC
Long Description: Congenital morphological disturbances of hair, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q84.1

Valid for Submission
The code Q84.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Other congenital malformations (Q80-Q89)
      • Other congenital malformations of integument (Q84)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Q84.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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The code Q84.1 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Autosomal dominant familial woolly hair
  • Autosomal recessive familial woolly hair
  • Bayonet hair
  • Beaded hair
  • Black locks, oculocutaneous albinism, AND deafness of the sensorineural type
  • Congenital morphological disturbances of hair
  • Congenital ringed hair
  • Congenital woolly hair
  • Curly hair, ankyloblepharon, nail dysplasia syndrome
  • Ectodermal dysplasia with hair-nail defect
  • Ectodermal dysplasia with hair-nail defect
  • Ectodermal dysplasia, syndactyly and pili torti
  • Pili annulati
  • Pili torti
  • Pili torti
  • Pili torti onychodysplasia syndrome
  • Pili torti with developmental delay and neurological abnormality syndrome
  • Pili torti-deafness syndrome
  • Trichostasis spinulosa
  • Uncombable hair, retinal pigmentary dystrophy, dental anomaly and brachydactyly syndrome
  • Wooly hair
  • Wooly hair and palmoplantar keratoderma with dilated cardiomyopathy syndrome

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code Q84.1 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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Dry hair (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Excessive or unwanted hair in women (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Folliculitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Trichorrhexis nodosa (Medical Encyclopedia)

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