Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 842.09
Other wrist sprain
  • Short description: SPRAIN OF WRIST NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 842.09 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 842.09 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 842.09.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 842.09: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Complete tear dorsal intercarpal ligament
  • Complete tear of ulnolunate ligament
  • Complete tear short intrinsic ligament nonspecific
  • Complete tear ulnar carpal complex nonspecific
  • Distal radioulnar joint sprain
  • Sprain of radiolunate ligament
  • Sprain of radioscaphocapitate ligament
  • Sprain of radioscapholunate ligament
  • Sprain of scapholunate ligament
  • Sprain of ulnolunate ligament
  • Sprain short intrinsic ligament nonspecific
  • Sprain triangular fibrocartilage
  • Sprain ulnar carpal complex nonspecific
  • Sprain ulnar-carpal meniscus
  • Sprain wrist extensors
  • Traumatic rupture of extensor tendon of hand
Applies To
  • Radioulnar joint, distal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 842.09 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S63.599A Other specified sprain of unspecified wrist, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 842.09:
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