Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 820.9
Fracture of unspecified part of neck of femur open
  • Short description: FX NECK OF FEMUR NOS-OPN.
  • ICD-9-CM 820.9 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 820.9 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 820.9.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Open fracture of neck of left femur
  • Open fracture of neck of right femur
  • Open left femoral neck (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Open left femoral neck Fx
  • Open right femoral neck (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Open right femoral neck Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 820.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.009B Fracture of unspecified part of neck of unspecified femur, initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.009C Fracture of unspecified part of neck of unspecified femur, initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 820.9:
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