ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 942.40

Deep 3rd burn trunk NOS

Diagnosis Code 942.40

ICD-9: 942.40
Short Description: Deep 3rd burn trunk NOS
Long Description: Deep necrosis of underlying tissues [deep third degree] ) without mention of loss of a body part, of trunk, unspecified site
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 942.40

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Burns (940-949)
      • 942 Burn of trunk

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 942.40 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Burn (acid) (cathode ray) (caustic) (chemical) (electric heating appliance) (electricity) (fire) (flame) (hot liquid or object) (irradiation) (lime) (radiation) (steam) (thermal) (x-ray) 949.0
      • trunk 942.00
        • third degree 942.30
          • deep 942.40
            • with loss of body part 942.50

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