Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 919.8
Other and unspecified superficial injury of other multiple and unspecified sites without infection
  • Short description: Superficial injury NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 919.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 919.8 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 919.8: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 919.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T07 Unspecified multiple injuries
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bite of horse-fly
  • Bite of pubic louse
  • Bite of sandfly
  • Bite of Syphonaptera species
  • Bite of tsetse fly
  • Cat scratch
  • Cat scratch - wound
  • Cat scratch injury
  • Dog scratch
  • Excoriation of skin
  • Fish bite wound
  • Human scratch
  • Metal foreign body in buttock
  • Metal foreign body in groin
  • Rabbit scratch
  • Scratch and/or laceration due to animal
  • Scratch by animal claw
  • Scratched with fingernails
  • Scratching other person
  • Sea lice bite
  • Skin excoriation
  • Skin injury due to animal
  • Sting of skin
  • Superficial injuries involving multiple body regions
  • Superficial injuries involving multiple regions of upper limb with lower limb
  • Superficial injury
  • Superficial injury of skin
  • Superficial injury without infection
  • Superficial wound of body region
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 919.8:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Malibu 919.8
  • Excoriation (traumatic) (see also Injury, superficial, by site) 919.8
  • Knots, surfer 919.8
  • Malibu disease 919.8
  • Surfer knots 919.8
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