ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 940.0

Chemical burn periocular

Diagnosis Code 940.0

ICD-9: 940.0
Short Description: Chemical burn periocular
Long Description: Chemical burn of eyelids and periocular area
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 940.0

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Burns (940-949)
      • 940 Burn confined to eye and adnexa

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 940.0 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
      • canthus (eye) 940.1
        • chemical 940.0
      • eyelid(s) 940.1
        • chemical 940.0
      • lacrimal apparatus, duct, gland, or sac 940.1
        • chemical 940.0
      • orbit region 940.1
        • chemical 940.0
      • periocular area 940.1
        • chemical 940.0
      • sac, lacrimal 940.1
        • chemical 940.0

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