Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 949.0
Burn of unspecified site unspecified degree
  • Short description: BURN NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 949.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 949.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 949.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 949.0: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Burn
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 949.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T30.0 Burn of unspecified body region, unspecified degree
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T30.4 Corrosion of unspecified body region, unspecified degree
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 949.0:
  • Burn (acid) (cathode ray) (caustic) (chemical) (electric heating appliance) (electricity) (fire) (flame) (hot liquid or object) (irradiation) (lime) (radiation) (steam) (thermal) (x-ray) 949.0
    • with
      • blisters - see Burn, by site, second degree
      • erythema - see Burn, by site, first degree
      • skin loss (epidermal) - see also Burn, by site, second degree
        • full thickness - see also Burn, by site, third degree
          • with necrosis of underlying tissues - see Burn, by site, third degree, deep
    • first degree - see Burn, by site, first degree
    • second degree - see Burn, by site, second degree
    • third degree - see also Burn, by site, third degree
      • deep - see Burn, by site, third degree, deep
    • abdomen, abdominal (muscle) (wall) 942.03
    • anus - see Burn, trunk, specified site NEC
    • auditory canal (external) - see Burn, ear
    • auricle (ear) - see Burn, ear
    • axilla 943.04
      • with
        • upper limb(s), except hand(s) or wrist(s) - see Burn, arm(s), multiple sites
      • first degree 943.14
      • second degree 943.24
      • third degree 943.34
    • biceps
      • brachii - see Burn, arm(s), upper
      • femoris - see Burn, thigh
    • brow - see Burn, forehead
    • buttock(s) - see Burn, back
    • clitoris - see Burn, genitourinary organs,
    • costal region - see Burn, chest wall
    • due to ingested chemical agent - see Burn, internal organs
    • ear (auricle) (canal) (drum) (external) 941.01
    • elbow 943.02
      • with
        • hand(s) and wrist(s) - see Burn, multiple specified sites
        • upper limb(s), except hand(s) or wrist(s) - see also Burn, arm(s), multiple sites
      • first degree 943.12
      • second degree 943.22
      • third degree 943.32
    • electricity, electric current - see Burn, by site
    • entire body - see Burn, multiple, specified sites
    • epididymis - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • epigastric region - see Burn, abdomen
    • extremity
      • lower - see Burn, leg
      • upper - see Burn, arm(s)
    • eye(s) (and adnexa) (only) 940.9
      • with
        • face, head, or neck 941.02
        • other sites (classifiable to more than one category in 940-945) - see Burn, multiple, specified sites
        • resulting rupture and destruction of eyeball 940.5
      • specified part - see Burn, by site
    • eyeball - see also Burn, eye
      • with resulting rupture and destruction of eyeball 940.5
    • face - see Burn, head
    • flank - see Burn, abdomen
    • forearm(s) 943.01
      • with
        • upper limb(s), except hand(s) or wrist(s) - see Burn, arm(s), multiple sites
      • first degree 943.11
      • second degree 943.21
      • third degree 943.31
    • fourth degree - see Burn, by site, third degree, deep
    • friction - see Injury, superficial, by site
    • from swallowing caustic or corrosive substance NEC - see Burn, internal organs
    • full thickness - see Burn, by site, third degree
    • gastrointestinal tract 947.3
    • globe (eye) - see Burn, eyeball
    • groin - see Burn, abdomen
    • heel - see Burn, foot
    • hip - see Burn, trunk, specified site NEC
    • iliac region - see Burn, trunk, specified site NEC
    • inhalation (see also Burn, internal organs) 947.9
    • internal organs 947.9
      • from caustic or corrosive substance (swallowing) NEC 947.9
      • specified NEC (see also Burn, by site) 947.8
    • interscapular region - see Burn, back
    • intestine (large) (small) 947.3
    • iris - see Burn, eyeball
    • labium (majus) (minus) - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • lacrimal apparatus, duct, gland, or sac 940.1
    • late effect - see Late, effects (of), burn
    • lightning - see Burn, by site
    • limb(s)
      • lower (including foot or toe(s)) - see Burn, leg
      • upper (except wrist and hand) - see Burn, arm(s)
    • lumbar region - see Burn, back
    • malar region - see Burn, cheek
    • mastoid region - see Burn, scalp
    • membrane, tympanic - see Burn, ear
    • midthoracic region - see Burn, chest wall
    • multiple (see also Burn, unspecified) 949.0
    • muscle, abdominal - see Burn, abdomen
    • nasal (septum) - see Burn, nose
    • occipital region - see Burn, scalp
    • parietal region - see Burn, scalp
    • penis - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • perineum - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • popliteal space - see Burn, knee
    • prepuce - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • pubic region - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • pudenda - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • sacral region - see Burn, back
    • salivary (ducts) (glands) 947.0
    • scapular region 943.06
      • with
        • upper limb(s), except hand(s) or wrist(s) - see Burn, arm(s), multiple sites
      • first degree 943.16
      • second degree 943.26
      • third degree 943.36
    • sclera - see Burn, eyeball
    • scrotum - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • septum, nasal - see Burn, nose
    • shoulder(s) 943.05
      • with
        • hand(s) and wrist(s) - see Burn, multiple, specified sites
        • upper limb(s), except hand(s) or wrist(s) - see Burn, arm(s), multiple sites
      • first degree 943.15
      • second degree 943.25
      • third degree 943.35
    • skin NEC (see also Burn, unspecified) 949.0
    • skull - see Burn, head
    • sternal region - see Burn, chest wall
    • subconjunctival - see Burn, conjunctiva
    • subcutaneous - see Burn, by site, third degree
    • submaxillary region - see Burn, head
    • submental region - see Burn, chin
    • sun - see Sunburn
    • supraclavicular fossa - see Burn, neck
    • supraorbital - see Burn, forehead
    • temple - see Burn, scalp
    • temporal region - see Burn, scalp
    • testicle - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • testis - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • thorax (external) - see Burn, chest wall
    • thumb(s) (nail) (subungual) 944.02
      • with
        • finger(s) - see Burn, finger, with other sites, thumb
        • hand(s) and wrist(s) - see Burn, hand(s), multiple sites
      • first degree 944.12
      • second degree 944.22
      • third degree 944.32
    • tunica vaginalis - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
    • tympanic membrane - see Burn, ear
    • tympanum - see Burn, ear
    • vulva - see Burn, genitourinary organs, external
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