Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E991.4
Injury due to war operations by fragments from munitions
  • Short description: War inj:munition fragmnt.
  • ICD-9-CM E991.4 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 E991.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • However, E991.4 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM E991.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM E991.4: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Fragments from:
    • artillery shell
    • bombs, except antipersonnel
    • detonation of unexploded ordnance [UXO]
    • grenade
    • guided missile
    • land mine
    • rockets
    • shell
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E991.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Y36.250A War operations involving fragments from munitions, military personnel, initial encounter
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