Horn

"Horn" 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 "horn"

  • Horn
    • cutaneous - L85.8 Other specified epidermal thickening
    • nail - L60.2 Onychogryphosis
      • congenital - Q84.6 Other congenital malformations of nails

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Horns: Either of the pair of hard processes, including ANTLERS, that consist of a BONE core surrounded by a middle KERATIN layer which is in turn covered by EPIDERMIS. They grow from the upper portion of the head of many RUMINANTS.

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