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ICD-10-CM Code T33.09XA
Superficial frostbite of other part of head, initial encounter

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

T33.09XA is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of superficial frostbite of other part of head, initial encounter. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code T33 is used to code Aerosol burn

an aerosol burn is an injury to the skin caused by the pressurized gas within an aerosol spray cooling quickly, with the sudden drop in temperature sufficient to cause frostbite to the applied area. medical studies have noted an increase of this practice, known as "frosting", in pediatric and teenage patients.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Codes: D005627, D005627, D005627, D005627
ICD 9 Codes: 991.0, 991.1, 991.2, 991.3

Aerosol Frostbite to the hand

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #922-923 - Other injury, poisoning and toxic effect diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #922-923 - Other injury, poisoning and toxic effect diagnoses without MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Frostbite of face (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code T33.09XA and a single ICD9 code, 991.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: T33.09 - Superficial frostbite of other part of head

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