Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 955.6
Injury to digital nerve upper limb
  • Short description: INJURY DIGITAL NERVE.
  • ICD-9-CM 955.6 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 955.6 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 955.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 955.6: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Digital nerve injury, finger
  • Digital nerve injury, left finger
  • Digital nerve injury, left index finger
  • Digital nerve injury, left little finger
  • Digital nerve injury, left middle finger
  • Digital nerve injury, left ring finger
  • Digital nerve injury, left thumb
  • Digital nerve injury, right finger
  • Digital nerve injury, right index finger
  • Digital nerve injury, right little finger
  • Digital nerve injury, right middle finger
  • Digital nerve injury, right ring finger
  • Digital nerve injury, right thumb
  • Digital nerve injury, thumb
  • Injury of digital nerve
  • Injury of digital nerve of left finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of left index finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of left little finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of left middle finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of left ring finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of left thumb
  • Injury of digital nerve of right finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of right index finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of right little finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of right middle finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of right ring finger
  • Injury of digital nerve of right thumb
  • Injury of digital nerve of thumb
  • Injury to digital nerve
  • Traumatic injury of digital nerve of hand
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 955.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S64.30XA Injury of digital nerve of unspecified thumb, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S64.40XA Injury of digital nerve of unspecified finger, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 955.6:
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