Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 991.3
Frostbite of other and unspecified sites
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Frostbite NEC/NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 991.3 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 991.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 991.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T33.90XA Superficial frostbite of unspecified sites, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T33.99XA Superficial frostbite of other sites, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T34.90XA Frostbite with tissue necrosis of unspecified sites, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T34.99XA Frostbite with tissue necrosis of other sites, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 991.3:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 991.3 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 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.