Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 820.11
Fracture of epiphysis (separation) (upper) of neck of femur open
  • Short description: FX UP FEMUR EPIPHY-OPEN.
  • ICD-9-CM 820.11 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 820.11 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 820.11.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 820.11: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Open fracture of proximal epiphysis of left femur
  • Open fracture of proximal epiphysis of right femur
  • Open left femur epiphysis (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Open left femur proximal epiphysis Fx
  • Open right femur epiphysis (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Open right femur proximal epiphysis Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 820.11 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.023B Displaced fracture of epiphysis (separation) (upper) of unspecified femur, initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.023C Displaced fracture of epiphysis (separation) (upper) of unspecified femur, initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.026B Nondisplaced fracture of epiphysis (separation) (upper) of unspecified femur, initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.026C Nondisplaced fracture of epiphysis (separation) (upper) of unspecified femur, initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 820.11:
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