Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 943.41
Deep necrosis of underlying tissues [deep third degree] without mention of loss of a body part, of forearm
  • Short description: Deep 3 deg burn forearm.
  • ICD-9-CM 943.41 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 943.41 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 943.41.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 943.41 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T22.319A Burn of third degree of unspecified forearm, initial encounter
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T22.719A Corrosion of third degree of unspecified forearm, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 943.41:
  • 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
    • forearm(s) 943.01
      • with
        • upper limb(s), except hand(s) or wrist(s) - see Burn, arm(s), multiple sites
      • first degree 943.11
      • second degree 943.21
      • third degree 943.31
        • deep 943.41
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