2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 705.83: Hidradenitis

ICD-9-CM 705.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 705.83 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).

Convert to ICD-10-CM: 705.83 converts directly to:

  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L73.2 Hidradenitis suppurativa
Approximate Synonyms

  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
Clinical Information

  • Inflammation of sweat glands
  • The inflammation of a sweat gland (usually of the apocrine type). The condition can be idiopathic or occur as a result of or in association with another underlying condition. Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis is a relatively rare variant that has been reported in patients undergoing chemotherapy, usually for non-hodgkin lymphomas or leukemic conditions
Applies To

  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 705.83:

  • Disease, diseased – see also Syndrome
    • Pollitzer’s (hidradenitis suppurativa) 705.83
  • Hidradenitis (axillaris) (suppurative) 705.83
  • Hydradenitis 705.83
  • Hydroadenitis 705.83
  • Hydrosadenitis 705.83
  • Pollitzer’s disease (hidradenitis suppurativa) 705.83
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 705.83 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can’t find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.

Source: 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 705.83 : Hidradenitis


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