Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 820.21
Fracture of intertrochanteric section of femur closed
  • Short description: INTERTROCHANTERIC FX-CL.
  • ICD-9-CM 820.21 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 820.21 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 820.21.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture femur, intertrochanteric
  • Closed FX femur, intertrochanteric
  • Closed intertrochanteric fracture
  • Closed intertrochanteric fracture of left femur
  • Closed intertrochanteric fracture of right femur
  • Left femur intertrochanteric (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Left femur intertrochanteric Fx
  • Right femur intertrochanteric (upper leg bone) fracture
  • Right femur intertrochanteric Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 820.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.143A Displaced intertrochanteric fracture of unspecified femur, initial encounter for closed fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S72.146A Nondisplaced intertrochanteric fracture of unspecified femur, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 820.21:
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