Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 991.3
Frostbite of other and unspecified sites
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • 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.
Disease Synonyms
  • Frostbite
  • Frostbite alopecia
  • Frostbite of abdominal wall
  • Frostbite of abdominal wall with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of abdominal wall, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of abdominal wall, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left ankle
  • Frostbite of left ankle with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left ankle, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left ankle, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left arm
  • Frostbite of left arm with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left arm, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left arm, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left ear
  • Frostbite of left ear with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left ear, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left ear, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left hip
  • Frostbite of left hip with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left hip, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left hip, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left knee
  • Frostbite of left knee with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left knee, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left knee, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left lower leg
  • Frostbite of left lower leg with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left lower leg, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left lower leg, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left thigh
  • Frostbite of left thigh with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left thigh, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left thigh, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left wrist
  • Frostbite of left wrist with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left wrist, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of left wrist, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of low back
  • Frostbite of lower back with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of lower back, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of lower back, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of neck
  • Frostbite of neck, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of neck, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of pelvis
  • Frostbite of pelvis with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of pelvis, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of pelvis, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right ankle
  • Frostbite of right ankle with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right ankle, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right ankle, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right arm
  • Frostbite of right arm with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right arm, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right arm, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right ear
  • Frostbite of right ear with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right ear, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right ear, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right hip
  • Frostbite of right hip with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right hip, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right hip, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right knee
  • Frostbite of right knee with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right knee, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right knee, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right lower leg
  • Frostbite of right lower leg with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right lower leg, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right lower leg, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right thigh
  • Frostbite of right thigh with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right thigh, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right thigh, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right wrist
  • Frostbite of right wrist with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right wrist, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of right wrist, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of thorax
  • Frostbite of thorax with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of thorax, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite of thorax, with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis involving multiple body regions
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis of abdominal wall, lower back and pelvis
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis of ankle and foot
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis of arm
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis of head
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis of hip and thigh
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis of knee and lower leg
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis of neck
  • Frostbite with tissue necrosis of thorax
  • Frostbite, w tissue necrosis
  • Frostbite, with tissue necrosis
  • Superficial frostbite
  • Superficial frostbite involving multiple body regions
  • Superficial frostbite of abdominal wall, lower back and pelvis
  • Superficial frostbite of arm
  • Superficial frostbite of hip and thigh
  • Superficial frostbite of knee and lower leg
  • Superficial frostbite of neck
  • Superficial frostbite of thorax
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 991.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T33.90XA Superficial frostbite of unspecified sites, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T33.99XA Superficial frostbite of other sites, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM T34.90XA Frostbite with tissue necrosis of unspecified sites, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 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 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.