Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 991.0
Frostbite of face
  • ICD-9-CM 991.0 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 991.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 991.0: 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 991.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T33.09XA Superficial frostbite of other part of head, initial encounter
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T34.09XA Frostbite with tissue necrosis of other part of head, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 991.0:
  • Frostbite 991.3
    • face 991.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 991.0 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.