2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 943.53
Deep necrosis of underlying tissues [deep third degree] with loss of a body part, of upper arm
- Short description: 3rd brn w loss-upper arm.
- ICD-9-CM 943.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 943.53 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
converts approximately to:
- 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T22.339A Burn of third degree of unspecified upper arm, initial encounter
- 2015/16 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 943.53
- 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