Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 911.9
Other and unspecified superficial injury of trunk infected
  • Short description: Superf inj trnk NEC-inf.
  • ICD-9-CM 911.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 911.9 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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911.9 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S20.90XA Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified parts of thorax, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L08.89 Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 911.9:
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • hair tourniquet - see also Injury, superficial, by site
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