Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 840.3
Infraspinatus (muscle) (tendon) sprain
  • Short description: SPRAIN INFRASPINATUS.
  • ICD-9-CM 840.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 840.3 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: 840.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S43.80XA Sprain of other specified parts of unspecified shoulder girdle, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Left infraspinatus strain
  • Left infraspinatus tendon tear
  • Right infraspinatus strain
  • Right infraspinatus tendon tear
  • Strain of infraspinatus muscle AND/OR tendon
  • Strain of shoulder, infraspinatus muscle or tendon
  • Strain shoulder, infraspinatus muscle or tendon
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 840.3:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • infraspinatus 840.3
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