Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 943.43
Deep necrosis of underlying tissues [deep third degree] without mention of loss of a body part, of upper arm
  • Short description: Deep 3 deg brn upper arm.
  • ICD-9-CM 943.43 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 943.43 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 943.43 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T22.339A Burn of third degree of unspecified upper arm, initial encounter
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T22.739A Corrosion of third degree of unspecified upper arm, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 943.43:
  • 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
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