ICD-10-CM Code L74.4
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L74.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of anhidrosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L744 is used to code Hypohidrosis
Hypohidrosis is diminished sweating in response to appropriate stimuli. While hyperhidrosis is a socially troubling but benign condition, hypohidrosis can lead to hyperthermia, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and potentially death. An extreme case of hypohydrosis in which there is a complete absence of sweating and the skin is dry is termed anhidrosis.
|ICD 9 Code:||705.0|
Coding Notes for L74.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L74.4 - Anhidrosis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L74.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 705.0 was previously used, L74.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.