Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 812.40
Fracture of unspecified part of lower end of humerus closed
  • Short description: FX LOWER HUMERUS NOS-CL.
  • ICD-9-CM 812.40 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 812.40 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 812.40.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of distal end of left humerus
  • Closed fracture of distal end of right humerus
  • Closed fracture of left elbow
  • Closed fracture of right elbow
  • Left distal humerus Fx
  • Left elbow fracture
  • Left elbow Fx
  • Left humerus (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Right distal humerus Fx
  • Right elbow fracture
  • Right elbow Fx
  • Right humerus (upper arm bone) fracture
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 812.40 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S42.409A Unspecified fracture of lower end of unspecified humerus, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 812.40:
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