ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 873.49

Open wound of face NEC

Diagnosis Code 873.49

ICD-9: 873.49
Short Description: Open wound of face NEC
Long Description: Open wound of other and multiple sites of face, without mention of complication
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 873.49

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Open wound of head, neck, and trunk (870-879)
      • 873 Other open wound of head

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Animal bite of eye region
  • Avulsion of circumoral region of face
  • Avulsion of preauricular region of face
  • Complex laceration of circumoral region of face
  • Complex laceration of preauricular region of face
  • Human bite of eye region
  • Multiple open wounds of face
  • Open wound of multiple sites of face without complication
  • Simple laceration of circumoral region of face
  • Simple laceration of preauricular region of face

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