Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 831.12
Open posterior dislocation of humerus
  • Short description: POST DISLOC HUMERUS-OPEN.
  • ICD-9-CM 831.12 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 831.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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831.12 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S43.026A Posterior dislocation of unspecified humerus, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S41.109A Unspecified open wound of unspecified upper arm, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 831.12:
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