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ICD-10-CM Code F63.3

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

F63.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of trichotillomania. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code F633 is used to code Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania (/ˌtrɪkəˌtɪləˈmeɪniə/ TRIK-ə-TIL-ə-MAY-NEE-ə, also known as trichotillosis or hair pulling disorder) is an obsessive compulsive disorder characterized by the compulsive urge to pull out one's hair, leading to hair loss and balding, distress, and social or functional impairment. It appears in the ICD chapter 5 on mental and behavioural disorders, and is often chronic and difficult to treat.

Specialty: Dermatology, Psychiatry
MeSH Code: D014256
ICD 9 Code: 312.39

A pattern of incomplete hair loss on the scalp of a person with trichotillomania

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Coding Notes for F63.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Hair plucking
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Other stereotyped movement disorder - instead, use code F98.4

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #884 - Organic disturbances and mental retardation.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F63.3 - Trichotillomania'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F63.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Trichotillomania (F63.3)
Hair-pulling, pathological(compulsive) (F63.3)


Other and unspecified special symptoms or syndromes, not elsewhere classified (approximate match)
Other disorders of impulse control (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code F63.3 and a single ICD9 code, 312.39 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: F63 - Impulse disorders

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