ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 910.1

Abrasion head-infected

Diagnosis Code 910.1

ICD-9: 910.1
Short Description: Abrasion head-infected
Long Description: Abrasion or friction burn of face, neck, and scalp except eye, infected
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 910.1

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Superficial injury (910-919)
      • 910 Superficial injury of face, neck, and scalp except eye

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of cheek with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of ear with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of face with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of gum with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of head, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of lip with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of neck with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of nose with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of scalp with infection
  • Abrasion of face, infected
  • Abrasion of neck, infected
  • Abrasion of scalp, infected

Information for Patients


Wounds and Injuries

Also called: Traumatic injuries

An injury is damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and more. In the U.S., millions of people injure themselves every year. These injuries range from minor to life-threatening. Injuries can happen at work or play, indoors or outdoors, driving a car, or walking across the street.

Wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues. They include cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin. They often happen because of an accident, but surgery, sutures, and stitches also cause wounds. Minor wounds usually aren't serious, but it is important to clean them. Serious and infected wounds may require first aid followed by a visit to your doctor. You should also seek attention if the wound is deep, you cannot close it yourself, you cannot stop the bleeding or get the dirt out, or it does not heal.

Other common types of injuries include

  • Bruises
  • Burns
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains

  • Amputation - traumatic
  • Animal bites -- self-care
  • Bleeding
  • Closed suction drain with bulb
  • Crush injury
  • Cuts and puncture wounds
  • Electrical injury
  • Gunshot wounds -- aftercare
  • Hemovac drain
  • How wounds heal
  • Human bites -- self-care
  • Laceration - sutures or staples - at home
  • Lacerations - liquid bandage
  • Nail injuries
  • Skin flaps and grafts -- self-care
  • Sterile technique
  • Sternal exploration or closure
  • Surgical wound care
  • Surgical wound care -- closed
  • Surgical wound infection - treatment
  • Wet to dry dressing changes
  • Wound care centers


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