Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 992.4
Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion
  • Short description: Heat exhaust-salt deple.
  • ICD-9-CM 992.4 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 992.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 992.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 992.4: 2014.
Applies To
  • Heat prostration due to salt (and water) depletion
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 992.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T67.4XXA Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 992.4:
  • Depletion
    • salt or sodium 276.1
      • causing heat exhaustion or prostration 992.4
      • nephropathy 593.9
  • Exhaustion, exhaustive (physical NEC) 780.79
    • heat 992.5
      • due to
        • salt depletion 992.4
        • water depletion 992.3
  • Heat (effects) 992.9
    • exhaustion 992.5
      • anhydrotic 992.3
      • due to
        • salt (and water) depletion 992.4
        • water depletion 992.3
  • Prostration 780.79
    • heat 992.5
      • anhydrotic 992.3
      • due to
        • salt (and water) depletion 992.4
        • water depletion 992.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • salt
      • depletion (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
        • due to heat NEC 992.8
          • causing heat exhaustion or prostration 992.4
      • low (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
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