1. T69 Other effects of reduced temperature

    Use additional code to identify source of exposure:
    Exposure to excessive cold of man-made origin (W93)
    Exposure to excessive cold of natural origin (X31)


    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category T69

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. T69.0 Immersion hand and foot

      1. T69.01 Immersion hand

        • T69.011 Immersion hand, right hand
        • T69.012 Immersion hand, left hand
        • T69.019 Immersion hand, unspecified hand
      2. T69.02 Immersion foot

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Trench foot
        • T69.021 Immersion foot, right foot
        • T69.022 Immersion foot, left foot
        • T69.029 Immersion foot, unspecified foot
    2. T69.1 Chilblains

    3. T69.8 Other specified effects of reduced temperature

    4. T69.9 Effect of reduced temperature, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.