Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 947.9
Burn of internal organ unspecified site
  • Short description: BURN INTERNAL ORGAN NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 947.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 947.9 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 947.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T28.40XA Burn of unspecified internal organ, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T28.90XA Corrosions of unspecified internal organs, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Burn injury internal organs
  • Burn of internal organ
  • Chemical burn of internal organ
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 947.9:
  • 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
    • 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
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