Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 956.5
Injury to other specified nerve(s) of pelvic girdle and lower limb
  • Short description: INJ NERVE PELV/LEG NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 956.5 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 956.5 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 956.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 956.5: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Closed injury lateral cutaneous nerve thigh
  • Closed injury obturator nerve
  • Closed injury, anterior interosseous nerve
  • Iliolumbar nerve injury
  • Injury of lateral plantar nerve
  • Injury of left lateral plantar nerve
  • Injury of left medial plantar nerve
  • Injury of left tibial nerve
  • Injury of medial plantar nerve
  • Injury of nerve at left thigh level
  • Injury of nerve at right thigh level
  • Injury of nerve at thigh level
  • Injury of right lateral plantar nerve
  • Injury of right medial plantar nerve
  • Injury of right tibial nerve
  • Injury of tibial nerve
  • Injury to tibial nerve
  • Laceration of digital nerve in toe
  • Lateral plantar nerve injury
  • Left lateral plantar nerve injury
  • Left medial plantar nerve injury
  • Left tibial nerve injury
  • Medial plantar nerve injury
  • Nerve injury at left lower leg level
  • Nerve injury at lower leg level
  • Nerve injury at right lower leg level
  • Nerve injury, left lower leg level
  • Nerve injury, left thigh level
  • Nerve injury, lower leg level
  • Nerve injury, right lower leg level
  • Nerve injury, right thigh level
  • Nerve injury, thigh level
  • Obturator nerve injury
  • Right lateral plantar nerve injury
  • Right medial plantar nerve injury
  • Right tibial nerve injury
  • Tibial nerve compression
  • Tibial nerve injury
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 956.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S74.8X9A Injury of other nerves at hip and thigh level, unspecified leg, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S84.809A Injury of other nerves at lower leg level, unspecified leg, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S94.8X9A Injury of other nerves at ankle and foot level, unspecified leg, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 956.5:
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