Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 959.3
Other and unspecified injury to elbow forearm and wrist
  • Short description: ELB/FOREARM/WRST INJ NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 959.3 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 959.3 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 959.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 959.3: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 959.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S59.809A Other specified injuries of unspecified elbow, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S59.819A Other specified injuries unspecified forearm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S59.909A Unspecified injury of unspecified elbow, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S59.919A Unspecified injury of unspecified forearm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S69.80XA Other specified injuries of unspecified wrist, hand and finger(s), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S69.90XA Unspecified injury of unspecified wrist, hand and finger(s), initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 959.3:
  • Injury 959.9
    • elbow (and forearm) (and wrist) 959.3
    • forearm (and elbow) (and wrist) 959.3
    • wrist (and elbow) (and forearm) 959.3
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