Non-specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E923
Accident caused by explosive material
  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below E923 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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E923 Includes
  • flash burns and other injuries resulting from explosion of explosive material
  • ignition of highly explosive material with explosion
E923 Excludes
  • explosion:
  • injury caused by mechanism or component of firearm and air gun (E928.7)
  • secondary fires resulting from explosion (E890.0-E899)
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