Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 885.0
Traumatic amputation of thumb (complete)(partial) without complication
  • Short description: AMPUTATION THUMB.
  • ICD-9-CM 885.0 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 885.0 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 885.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 885.0: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 885.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S68.019A Complete traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of unspecified thumb, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S68.029A Partial traumatic metacarpophalangeal amputation of unspecified thumb, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S68.519A Complete traumatic transphalangeal amputation of unspecified thumb, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S68.529A Partial traumatic transphalangeal amputation of unspecified thumb, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 885.0:
  • Amputation
    • finger(s) (one or both hands) 886.0
      • with thumb(s) 885.0
      • complicated 886.1
    • hand (except finger(s) only) 887.0
      • and other arm 887.6
      • both (bilateral) 887.6
      • complicated 887.1
      • finger(s) (one or both hands) 886.0
        • with thumb(s) 885.0
        • complicated 886.1
      • thumb(s) (with fingers of either hand) 885.0
    • thumb(s) (with finger(s) of either hand) 885.0
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