Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 911.6
Superficial foreign body (splinter) of trunk without major open wound and without infection
  • Short description: FOREIGN BODY TRUNK.
  • ICD-9-CM 911.6 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 911.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 911.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 911.6: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 911.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S20.159A Superficial foreign body of breast, unspecified breast, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S20.95XA Superficial foreign body of unspecified parts of thorax, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S30.850A Superficial foreign body of lower back and pelvis, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S30.851A Superficial foreign body of abdominal wall, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S30.855A Superficial foreign body of unspecified external genital organs, male, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S30.856A Superficial foreign body of unspecified external genital organs, female, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S30.857A Superficial foreign body of anus, initial encounter
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