Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 941.23
Blisters, epidermal loss [second degree] of lip(s)
  • Short description: 2nd deg burn lip.
  • ICD-9-CM 941.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 941.23 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 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 941.23.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 941.23: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 941.23 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T20.22XA Burn of second degree of lip(s), initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T20.62XA Corrosion of second degree of lip(s), initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Burn of lip, second degree
  • Second degree burn of lip
  • Second degree chemical burn of lip
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 941.23:
  • 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
    • lip(s) 941.03
      • with
        • face or head - see Burn, head, multiple sites
      • first degree 941.13
      • second degree 941.23
      • third degree 941.33
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