Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 846.8
Other specified sites of sacroiliac region sprain
  • Short description: SPRAIN SACROILIAC NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 846.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 846.8 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 846.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S33.8XXA Sprain of other parts of lumbar spine and pelvis, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Closed complete rupture sacroiliac joint
  • Sacroiliac joint sprain
  • Sprain of sacroiliac ligament
  • Sprain of sacroiliac region
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 846.8:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • sacroiliac (region) 846.9
      • chronic or old 724.6
      • ligament 846.1
      • specified site NEC 846.8
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