ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 706.1

Acne NEC

Diagnosis Code 706.1

ICD-9: 706.1
Short Description: Acne NEC
Long Description: Other acne
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 706.1

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (680–709)
    • Other diseases of skin and subcutaneous tissue (700-709)
      • 706 Diseases of sebaceous glands

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acne
  • Acne atrophica
  • Acne conglobata
  • Acne cosmetica
  • Acne detergicans
  • Acne estivalis
  • Acne fulminans
  • Acne fulminans with erythema nodosum
  • Acne indurata
  • Acne keloid
  • Acne keloidalis
  • Acne macule
  • Acne mechanica
  • Acne nodule
  • Acne of external chemical origin
  • Acne of external origin
  • Acne scar
  • Acne urticata
  • Acne venenata
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Acne with gram negative folliculitis
  • Adult premenstrual acne
  • Basal cell nevus with comedones
  • Bromide acne
  • Bromine acne
  • Chlorine acne
  • Colloid acne
  • Comedonal acne
  • Comedonal cyst
  • Comedone
  • Cystic acne
  • Demodex acne
  • Excoriated acne
  • Follicular occlusion tetrad - hidradenitis, acne conglobata, dissecting cellulitis, pilonidal sinus
  • Follicular occlusion triad - hidradenitis, acne conglobata, dissecting cellulitis of scalp
  • Folliculitis keloidalis nuchae
  • Giant comedo
  • Halogen acne
  • Hydration acne
  • Hypertrophic acne scar
  • Ice-pick acne scar
  • Inflammatory acne
  • Iodide acne
  • Iodine acne
  • Juvenile acne
  • Macrocomedone
  • Multiple type comedones
  • Neonatal acne
  • Nodular elastosis with cysts AND comedones of Favre and Racouchot
  • Nodulocystic acne
  • Occupational acne
  • Oil acne
  • On examination - blackheads
  • On examination - blackheads present
  • Open comedone
  • Pitch acne
  • Polyporous comedone
  • Psoralen and long-wave ultraviolet radiation acne
  • Pustular acne
  • Solar comedone
  • Steroid acne
  • Superficial acne vulgaris
  • Superficial inflammatory acne vulgaris
  • Superficial mixed comedonal and inflammatory acne vulgaris
  • Synovitis acne pustulosis hyperostosis osteomyelitis syndrome
  • Tropical acne

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 706.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


Also called: Pimples, Zits

Acne is a common skin disease that causes pimples. Pimples form when hair follicles under your skin clog up. Most pimples form on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Anyone can get acne, but it is common in teenagers and young adults. It is not serious, but it can cause scars.

No one knows exactly what causes acne. Hormone changes, such as those during the teenage years and pregnancy, probably play a role. There are many myths about what causes acne. Chocolate and greasy foods are often blamed, but there is little evidence that foods have much effect on acne in most people. Another common myth is that dirty skin causes acne; however, blackheads and pimples are not caused by dirt. Stress doesn't cause acne, but stress can make it worse.

If you have acne

  • Clean your skin gently
  • Try not to touch your skin
  • Avoid the sun

Treatments for acne include medicines and creams.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acne
  • Acne -- self-care

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