Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 848.5
Pelvic sprain
  • Short description: SPRAIN OF PELVIS.
  • ICD-9-CM 848.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 848.5 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: 848.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S33.8XXA Sprain of other parts of lumbar spine and pelvis, initial encounter
Disease Synonyms
  • Traumatic rupture of symphysis pubis
  • Traumatic symphysis pubis rupture
848.5 Excludes
  • that in childbirth (665.6)
Applies To
  • Symphysis pubis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 848.5:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • innominate
      • acetabulum 843.9
      • pubic junction 848.5
      • sacral junction 846.1
    • pelvis 848.5
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