• exposure to excessive natural heat (X30)
  • exposure to fire and flames (X00-X08)
  1. X13 Contact with steam and other hot vapors

    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category X13

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. X13.0 Inhalation of steam and other hot vapors

    2. X13.1 Other contact with steam and other hot vapors

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.