279 Diagnosis in International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification: Initial encounters related to an injury should include codes for type of injury, external cause, activity, place of occurrence, and status of patient. Diagnosis in International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification: All encounters for injuries should include codes for the type of injury and external cause. Initial encounters should also include codes for activity, place of occurrence, and status of patient. 692.71 Sunburn L55.0 Sunburn of first degree 692.76 Sunburn of second degree L55.1 Sunburn of second degree Add seventh character: A, initiale counter S, subsequent encounter D, sequela. 944.24 Blisters, epidermal loss (second degree), two or more digits including thumb T23.041 Burn of unspecified degree of multiple right fingers (nail), including thumb T23.042 Burn of unspecified degree of multiple left fingers (nail), including thumb 078.12 Plantar wart B07.0 Plantar wart 380.12 Acute swimmers’ ear H60.331 Swimmer’s ear, right ear H60.332 Swimmer’s ear, left ear H60.333 Swimmer’s ear, bilateral 133.8 Other acariasis (eg, chiggers) B88.0 Other acariasis (eg, chiggers) Add seventh character: A, initial encounter S, subsequent encounter D, sequela. 992.1 Heat syncope T67.1XX Heat syncope 992.3 Heat exhaustion, anhydrotic T67.3XX Heat exhaustion, anhydrotic 992.5 Heat exhaustion, unspecified T67.5XX Heat exhaustion, unspecified Add seventh character: A, initial encounter S, subsequent encounter D, sequela. 993.2 Other and unspecified effects of high altitude (mountain sickness) T70.29X Other effects of high altitude Add seventh character: A, initial encounter S, subsequent encounter D, sequela. Appendix B-24 Summertime Diagnoses (continued on page 280)
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