ICD-10-CM Code L65.0
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L65.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of telogen effluvium. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L650 is used to code Telogen effluvium
Telogen effluvium is a scalp disorder characterized by the thinning or shedding of hair resulting from the early entry of hair in the telogen phase (the resting phase of the hair follicle). Emotional or physiological stress may result in an alteration of the normal hair cycle and cause the disorder, with potential etiologies including eating disorders, fever, childbirth, chronic illness, major surgery, anemia, severe emotional disorders, crash diets, hypothyroidism, and drugs.
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An Afghan child displaying hair loss due to severe malnutrition.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Chronic telogen effluvium (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L65.0 - Telogen effluvium'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 704.02 was previously used, L65.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.