Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 900.81
Injury to external jugular vein
  • Short description: INJ EXTERN JUGULAR VEIN.
  • ICD-9-CM 900.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 900.81 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: 900.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S15.209A Unspecified injury of unspecified external jugular vein, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left external jugular vein complete transection
  • Left external jugular vein injury
  • Left external jugular vein laceration
  • Left external jugular vein transection
  • Right external jugular vein complete transection
  • Right external jugular vein injury
  • Right external jugular vein laceration
  • Right external jugular vein transection
Applies To
  • Jugular vein NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 900.81:
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