ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 944.10

1st deg burn hand NOS

Diagnosis Code 944.10

ICD-9: 944.10
Short Description: 1st deg burn hand NOS
Long Description: Erythema [first degree] of hand, unspecified site
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 944.10

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Burns (940-949)
      • 944 Burn of wrist(s) and hand(s)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 944.10 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
      • hand(s) (phalanges) (and wrist) 944.00
        • first degree 944.10

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