ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 941.50

3rd burn w loss-head NOS

Diagnosis Code 941.50

ICD-9: 941.50
Short Description: 3rd burn w loss-head NOS
Long Description: Deep necrosis of underlying tissues [deep third degree] with loss of a body part, of face and head, unspecified site
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 941.50

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Burns (940-949)
      • 941 Burn of face, head, and neck

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 941.50 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
      • head (and face) 941.00
        • third degree 941.30
          • deep 941.40
            • with loss of body part 941.50

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