Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 806.10
Open fracture of c1-c4 level with unspecified spinal cord injury
  • Short description: C1-C4 FX-OP/CORD INJ NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 806.10 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 806.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 806.10.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 806.10: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Choose one of the following scenarios to represent 806.10:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S14.101A Unspecified injury at C1 level of cervical spinal cord, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S12.000B Unspecified displaced fracture of first cervical vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S12.001B Unspecified nondisplaced fracture of first cervical vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
Scenario 2
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S14.102A Unspecified injury at C2 level of cervical spinal cord, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S12.100B Unspecified displaced fracture of second cervical vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S12.101B Unspecified nondisplaced fracture of second cervical vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
Scenario 3
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S14.103A Unspecified injury at C3 level of cervical spinal cord, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S12.200B Unspecified displaced fracture of third cervical vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S12.201B Unspecified nondisplaced fracture of third cervical vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
Scenario 4
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S14.104A Unspecified injury at C4 level of cervical spinal cord, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S12.300B Unspecified displaced fracture of fourth cervical vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S12.301B Unspecified nondisplaced fracture of fourth cervical vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
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