Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 813.17
Other and unspecified open fractures of proximal end of radius (alone)
  • Short description: FX UP RADIUS NEC/NOS-OPN.
  • ICD-9-CM 813.17 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 813.17 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 813.17.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 813.17: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Open fracture of proximal end of left radius
  • Open fracture of proximal end of radius
  • Open fracture of right proximal radius
  • Open fracture proximal radius, comminuted
  • Open left proximal radius Fx
  • Open left radius (forearm bone) fracture
  • Open multiple fractures of upper end of radius
  • Open right proximal radius Fx
  • Open right radius (lower arm bone) fracture
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 813.17 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.109B Unspecified fracture of upper end of unspecified radius, initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.109C Unspecified fracture of upper end of unspecified radius, initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.189B Other fracture of upper end of unspecified radius, initial encounter for open fracture type I or II
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.189C Other fracture of upper end of unspecified radius, initial encounter for open fracture type IIIA, IIIB, or IIIC
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 813.17:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
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