Fragile, fragility

"Fragile, fragility" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "fragile, fragility"

  • Fragile, fragility
    • autosomal site - Q95.5 Individual with autosomal fragile site
    • bone, congenital (with blue sclera) - Q78.0 Osteogenesis imperfecta
    • capillary (hereditary) - D69.8 Other specified hemorrhagic conditions
    • hair - L67.8 Other hair color and hair shaft abnormalities
    • nails - L60.3 Nail dystrophy
    • non-sex chromosome site - Q95.5 Individual with autosomal fragile site
    • X chromosome - Q99.2 Fragile X chromosome

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Hair: A filament-like structure consisting of a shaft which projects to the surface of the SKIN from a root which is softer than the shaft and lodges in the cavity of a HAIR FOLLICLE. It is found on most surfaces of the body.

Nails: The thin, horny plates that cover the dorsal surfaces of the distal phalanges of the fingers and toes of primates.

X Chromosome: The female sex chromosome, being the differential sex chromosome carried by half the male gametes and all female gametes in human and other male-heterogametic species.