ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 945.40

Deep 3rd deg brn leg NOS

Diagnosis Code 945.40

ICD-9: 945.40
Short Description: Deep 3rd deg brn leg NOS
Long Description: Deep necrosis of underlying tissues [deep third degree] without mention of loss of a body part, lower limb [leg], unspecified site
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 945.40

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Burns (940-949)
      • 945 Burn of lower limb(s)

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 945.40 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
      • leg 945.00
        • third degree 945.30
          • deep 945.40
            • with loss of body part 945.50

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