Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 040.42
Wound botulism
  • ICD-9-CM 040.42 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 040.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Applies To
  • Non-foodborne botulism NOS
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify complicated open wound
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 040.42 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A48.52 Wound botulism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 040.42:
  • Botulism 005.1
    • non-foodborne 040.42
    • wound 040.42
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