Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 940.0
Chemical burn of eyelids and periocular area
  • Short description: Chemical burn periocular.
  • ICD-9-CM 940.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 940.0 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: 940.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T26.50XA Corrosion of unspecified eyelid and periocular area, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chemical burn of left eyelid
  • Chemical burn of left periocular area
  • Chemical burn of right eyelid
  • Chemical burn of right periocular area
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 940.0:
  • 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
    • canthus (eye) 940.1
      • chemical 940.0
    • eyelid(s) 940.1
      • chemical 940.0
    • lacrimal apparatus, duct, gland, or sac 940.1
      • chemical 940.0
    • orbit region 940.1
      • chemical 940.0
    • periocular area 940.1
      • chemical 940.0
    • sac, lacrimal 940.1
      • chemical 940.0
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