Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 917.8
Other and unspecified superficial injury of foot and toes without infection
  • Short description: Superf inj foot/toe NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 917.8 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 917.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 917.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 917.8: 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 917.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S90.929A Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified foot, initial encounter
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S90.933A Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified great toe, initial encounter
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S90.936A Unspecified superficial injury of unspecified lesser toe(s), initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 917.8:
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • hair tourniquet - see also Injury, superficial, by site
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 917.8 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2011 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.