Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E991
Injury due to war operations by bullets and fragments
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below E991 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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E991 Excludes
  • injury due to bullets and fragments due to war operations, but occurring after cessation of hostilities (E998.0)
  • injury due to explosion of artillery shells and mortars (E993.2)
  • injury due to explosion of improvised explosive device [IED] (E993.3-E993.5)
  • injury due to sea-based artillery shell (E992.3)
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