Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E922.9
Accident caused by unspecified firearm missile
  • Billable Code
  • Not A Principal Dx
  • Short description: Firearm accident NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM E922.9 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 E922.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • However, E922.9 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Disease Synonyms
  • Gunshot would of low back
  • Gunshot wound of abdominal wall
  • Gunshot wound of abdominal wall w peritoneal penetration
  • Gunshot wound of abdominal wall with peritoneal penetration
  • Gunshot wound of ankle
  • Gunshot wound of axilla
  • Gunshot wound of buttock
  • Gunshot wound of chest wall
  • Gunshot wound of face
  • Gunshot wound of foot
  • Gunshot wound of forearm
  • Gunshot wound of hand
  • Gunshot wound of head
  • Gunshot wound of hip
  • Gunshot wound of knee
  • Gunshot wound of left ankle
  • Gunshot wound of left axilla
  • Gunshot wound of left buttock
  • Gunshot wound of left chest wall
  • Gunshot wound of left chest wall w thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of left chest wall with thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of left foot
  • Gunshot wound of left forearm
  • Gunshot wound of left hand
  • Gunshot wound of left hip
  • Gunshot wound of left knee
  • Gunshot wound of left lower leg
  • Gunshot wound of left posterior thorax
  • Gunshot wound of left posterior thorax w thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of left posterior thorax with thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of left shoulder
  • Gunshot wound of left thigh
  • Gunshot wound of left upper arm
  • Gunshot wound of low back
  • Gunshot wound of low back w retroperitoneal penetration
  • Gunshot wound of low back with retroperitoneal penetration
  • Gunshot wound of lower leg
  • Gunshot wound of neck
  • Gunshot wound of pelvis
  • Gunshot wound of pelvis w retroperitoneal penetration
  • Gunshot wound of pelvis with retroperitoneal penetration
  • Gunshot wound of posterior thorax
  • Gunshot wound of posterior thorax w thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of posterior thorax with thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of right ankle
  • Gunshot wound of right axilla
  • Gunshot wound of right buttock
  • Gunshot wound of right chest wall
  • Gunshot wound of right chest wall w thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of right chest wall with thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of right foot
  • Gunshot wound of right forearm
  • Gunshot wound of right hand
  • Gunshot wound of right hip
  • Gunshot wound of right knee
  • Gunshot wound of right lower leg
  • Gunshot wound of right posterior thorax
  • Gunshot wound of right posterior thorax w thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of right posterior thorax with thoracic cavity penetration
  • Gunshot wound of right shoulder
  • Gunshot wound of right thigh
  • Gunshot wound of right upper arm
  • Gunshot wound of shoulder
  • Gunshot wound of thigh
  • Gunshot wound of thorax
  • Gunshot wound of upper arm
  • Gunshot wound or right axilla
Applies To
  • Gunshot wound NOS
  • Shot NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: E922.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM W34.00XA Accidental discharge from unspecified firearms or gun, initial encounter
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