Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 884.1
Multiple and unspecified open wound of upper limb complicated
  • Short description: OPEN WOUND ARM NOS-COMPL.
  • ICD-9-CM 884.1 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 884.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 884.1: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 884.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S41.029A Laceration with foreign body of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 884.1:
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • arm 884.0
      • with tendon involvement 884.2
      • complicated 884.1
      • forearm 881.00
      • multiple sites - see Wound, open, multiple, upper limb
      • upper 880.03
        • with tendon involvement 880.23
        • complicated 880.13
        • multiple sites (with axillary or shoulder regions) 880.09
    • extremity
      • lower (multiple) NEC 894.0
      • upper (multiple) NEC 884.0
        • with tendon involvement 884.2
        • complicated 884.1
    • limb
      • lower (multiple) NEC 894.0
      • upper (multiple) NEC 884.0
        • with tendon involvement 884.2
        • complicated 884.1
    • multiple, unspecified site(s) 879.8
      • complicated 879.9
      • lower limb(s) (one or both) (sites classifiable to more than one three-digit category in 890-893) 894.0
      • upper limb(s) (one or both) (sites classifiable to more than one three-digit category in 880-883) 884.0
        • with tendon involvement 884.2
        • complicated 884.1
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