Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 912.0
Abrasion or friction burn of shoulder and upper arm without infection
  • Short description: Abrasion shoulder/arm.
  • ICD-9-CM 912.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 912.0 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).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 912.0.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 912.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S40.219A Abrasion of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S40.819A Abrasion of unspecified upper arm, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abrasion AND/OR friction burn of axilla without infection
  • Abrasion AND/OR friction burn of scapular region without infection
  • Abrasion AND/OR friction burn of shoulder without infection
  • Abrasion AND/OR friction burn of upper arm without infection
  • Abrasion of upper limb
  • Abrasion, axillary area
  • Abrasion, clavicular area
  • Abrasion, scapular area
  • Abrasion, shoulder area
  • Abrasion, upper arm
  • Left axilla abrasion
  • Left shoulder abrasion
  • Left upper arm abrasion
  • Right axilla abrasion
  • Right shoulder abrasion
  • Right upper arm abrasion
  • Superficial abrasion of skin of shoulder
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