Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 945.45
Deep necrosis of underlying tissues due to burn (deep third degree) of knee without loss of knee
  • Short description: Deep 3rd deg burn knee.
  • ICD-9-CM 945.45 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 945.45 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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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 945.45 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T24.329A Burn of third degree of unspecified knee, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T24.729A Corrosion of third degree of unspecified knee, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 945.45:
  • Burn (acid) (cathode ray) (caustic) (chemical) (electric heating appliance) (electricity) (fire) (flame) (hot liquid or object) (irradiation) (lime) (radiation) (steam) (thermal) (x-ray) 949.0
    • knee 945.05
      • with
        • lower limb(s) - see Burn, leg, multiple sites
      • first degree 945.15
      • second degree 945.25
      • third degree 945.35
        • deep 945.45
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