Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 940.9
Unspecified burn of eye and adnexa
  • Short description: Burn eye & adnexa NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 940.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 940.9 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 940.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 940.9: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 940.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T26.40XA Burn of unspecified eye and adnexa, part unspecified, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T26.90XA Corrosion of unspecified eye and adnexa, part unspecified, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Burn of left eye
  • Burn of right eye
  • Chemical burn of left eye
  • Chemical burn of right eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 940.9:
  • 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
    • eye(s) (and adnexa) (only) 940.9
      • with
        • face, head, or neck 941.02
        • other sites (classifiable to more than one category in 940-945) - see Burn, multiple, specified sites
        • resulting rupture and destruction of eyeball 940.5
      • specified part - see Burn, by site
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