Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 815.02
Closed fracture of base of other metacarpal bone(s)
  • Short description: FX METACARP BASE NEC-CL.
  • ICD-9-CM 815.02 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 815.02 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 815.02.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 815.02: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of base of left fifth metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of left fourth metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of left second metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of left third metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of metacarpal bone other than first metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of right fifth metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of right fourth metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of right second metacarpal
  • Closed fracture of base of right third metacarpal
  • Closed FX hand, metacarpal bone, base, other than first metacarpal
  • Fracture hand
  • Left fifth metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Left fifth metacarpal base Fx
  • Left fourth metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Left fourth metacarpal base Fx
  • Left second metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Left second metacarpal base Fx
  • Left third metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Left third metacarpal base Fx
  • Right fifth metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Right fifth metacarpal base Fx
  • Right fourth metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Right fourth metacarpal base Fx
  • Right second metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Right second metacarpal base Fx
  • Right third metacarpal base (hand bone) fracture
  • Right third metacarpal base Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 815.02 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.319A Displaced fracture of base of unspecified metacarpal bone, initial encounter for closed fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.349A Nondisplaced fracture of base of unspecified metacarpal bone, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 815.02:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • styloid process
      • metacarpal (closed) 815.02
      • radius - see Fracture, radius, lower end
      • temporal bone - see Fracture, skull, base
      • ulna - see Fracture, ulna, lower end
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