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 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Foreign body in scrotum
  • Foreign body in testis
  • Foreign body in vas deferens
  • Foreign body of body cavity and wall
  • Foreign body of skin of abdomen
  • Foreign body of skin of back
  • Foreign body of skin of breast
  • Foreign body of skin of buttock
  • Foreign body of skin of chest
  • Foreign body of skin of genitalia
  • Foreign body of skin of groin
  • Foreign body of skin of trunk
  • Glass in abdomen
  • Glass in back
  • Glass in breast
  • Glass in buttock
  • Glass in chest
  • Glass in genitalia
  • Glass in groin
  • Glass in perineum
  • Glass in trunk
  • Splinter in trunk
  • Splinter of abdominal wall, without major open wound
  • Splinter of anus, without major open wound
  • Splinter of back without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of back, without major open wound
  • Splinter of breast, without major open wound
  • Splinter of buttock, without major open wound
  • Splinter of chest wall, without major open wound
  • Splinter of flank, without major open wound
  • Splinter of groin, without major open wound
  • Splinter of interscapular region, without major open wound
  • Splinter of penis, without major open wound
  • Splinter of perineum, without major open wound
  • Splinter of scrotum and testis, without major open wound
  • Splinter of vagina, without major open wound
  • Splinter of vulva, without major open wound
  • Superficial foreign body of abdominal wall
  • Superficial foreign body of abdominal wall without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of anus
  • Superficial foreign body of anus without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of back without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of breast without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of buttock
  • Superficial foreign body of buttock without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of chest wall
  • Superficial foreign body of chest wall without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of female genital organ
  • Superficial foreign body of flank without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of groin
  • Superficial foreign body of groin without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of interscapular region without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of left breast
  • Superficial foreign body of left chest wall
  • Superficial foreign body of left posterior thorax
  • Superficial foreign body of low back
  • Superficial foreign body of male genital organ
  • Superficial foreign body of pelvis
  • Superficial foreign body of penis
  • Superficial foreign body of penis without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of perineum without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of posterior thorax
  • Superficial foreign body of right breast
  • Superficial foreign body of right chest wall
  • Superficial foreign body of right posterior thorax
  • Superficial foreign body of sacrum
  • Superficial foreign body of scrotum
  • Superficial foreign body of scrotum without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of testis without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of trunk without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of vagina
  • Superficial foreign body of vagina without major open wound AND without infection
  • Superficial foreign body of vulva
  • Superficial foreign body of vulva without major open wound AND without infection
  • Umbilical foreign body
  • Wood splinter in abdomen
  • Wood splinter in back
  • Wood splinter in breast
  • Wood splinter in buttock
  • Wood splinter in chest
  • Wood splinter in genitalia
  • Wood splinter in groin
  • Wood splinter in perineum
  • Wood splinter in trunk
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 911.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S20.159A Superficial foreign body of breast, unspecified breast, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S20.95XA Superficial foreign body of unspecified parts of thorax, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S30.850A Superficial foreign body of lower back and pelvis, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S30.851A Superficial foreign body of abdominal wall, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S30.855A Superficial foreign body of unspecified external genital organs, male, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S30.856A Superficial foreign body of unspecified external genital organs, female, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S30.857A Superficial foreign body of anus, initial encounter
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