Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 994.9
Other effects of external causes
  • Short description: Effect external caus NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 994.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 994.9 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 994.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 994.9: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 994.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T73.8XXA Other effects of deprivation, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T73.9XXA Effect of deprivation, unspecified, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T75.89XA Other specified effects of external causes, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abnormal gravitational state
  • Adverse effect of physical agent
  • Cutaneous reaction to injected foreign material
  • Effect of exposure to physical force
  • Effect of foreign body
  • Effects of abnormal gravitational forces AND/OR states
  • Effects of accidental exposure to external cause
  • Effects of centrifugal force
  • Effects of exposure to extreme temperature
  • Effects of exposure to extreme temperature, occupational
  • Effects of high pressure fluids
  • Effects of high-pressure fluids
  • Effects of overexposure to electromagnetic radiation
  • Effects of vibration
  • Effects of water pressure
  • Exposure to extreme temperature, non-occupational
  • Exposure to heat and light
  • Exposure to radiant heat from gas room heater
  • Injury due to exposure to external cause
  • Outerspace sickness
  • Pneumatic hammer syndrome
  • Traumatic vasospastic syndrome
  • Vertigo due to infrasound
  • Vertigo from infrasound
  • Vibration white finger
  • Weightlessness
Applies To
  • Effects of:
    • abnormal gravitational [G] forces or states
    • weightlessness
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 994.9:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • gravitational (G) forces or states 994.9
  • Cause
    • external, general effects NEC 994.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • pneumatic
      • drill 994.9
      • hammer 994.9
    • vibration NEC 994.9
  • Effect, adverse NEC
    • abnormal gravitational (G) forces or states 994.9
    • exposure 994.9
    • external cause NEC 994.9
    • specified NEC 995.89
      • external cause NEC 994.9
    • weightlessness 994.9
  • Exposure (suspected) 994.9
    • effects of 994.9
    • implanted vaginal mesh
    • vaginal prosthetic materials NEC
  • Overexposure (effects) 994.9
  • Pneumatic drill or hammer disease 994.9
  • Weightlessness 994.9
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