Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 945.20
Blisters, epidermal loss [second degree] of lower limb [leg], unspecified site
  • Short description: 2nd deg burn leg NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 945.20 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 945.20 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 945.20.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 945.20: 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 945.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T24.209A Burn of second degree of unspecified site of unspecified lower limb, except ankle and foot, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T24.609A Corrosion of second degree of unspecified site of unspecified lower limb, except ankle and foot, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 945.20:
  • 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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