Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L68.0

Hirsutism

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • L68.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L68.0. Other international versions of ICD-10 L68.0 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A condition observed in women and children when there is excess coarse body hair of an adult male distribution pattern, such as facial and chest areas. It is the result of elevated androgens from the ovaries, the adrenal glands, or exogenous sources. The concept does not include hypertrichosis, which is an androgen-independent excessive hair growth.
  • A disorder characterized by the presence of excess hair growth in women in anatomic sites where growth is considered to be a secondary male characteristic and under androgen control (beard, moustache, chest, abdomen).
  • A disorder characterized by the presence of excessive hair growth in women in anatomic sites where growth is considered to be a secondary male characteristic (beard, moustache, chest, abdomen), where hair growth is under androgen control.
  • Excess hair in females and children with an adult male pattern of distribution.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Androgen dependent hirsutism
  • Androgen-dependent hirsutism
  • Familial hirsutism
  • Hirsutism (excess body hair)
  • Hirsutism in female, androgen dependent
  • Hirsutism, familial
  • Hirsutism, idiopathic
  • Idiopathic hirsutism
ICD-10-CM L68.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM L68.0 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM L68.0:
  • Hirsutism, hirsuties L68.0