Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 992.0
Heat stroke and sunstroke
  • Short description: HEAT STROKE & SUNSTROKE.
  • ICD-9-CM 992.0 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 992.0 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 992.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 992.0: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Heat apoplexy
  • Heat pyrexia
  • Ictus solaris
  • Siriasis
  • Thermoplegia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 992.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T67.0XXA Heatstroke and sunstroke, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 992.0:
  • Apoplexia, apoplexy, apoplectic (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
    • heat 992.0
  • Atmospheric pyrexia 992.0
  • Fever 780.6
    • due to heat 992.0
    • heat (effects) 992.0
    • thermic 992.0
  • Heat (effects) 992.9
    • apoplexy 992.0
    • fever 992.0
    • hyperpyrexia 992.0
    • pyrexia 992.0
    • stroke 992.0
  • Hyperpyrexia 780.6
    • heat (effects of) 992.0
  • Ictus solaris, solis 992.0
  • Insolation 992.0
    • meaning sunstroke 992.0
  • Pyrexia (of unknown origin) (P.U.O.) 780.6
    • atmospheric 992.0
    • heat 992.0
  • Siriasis 992.0
  • Stroke 434.91
    • heat 992.0
  • Sunstroke 992.0
  • Thermoplegia 992.0
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