Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 901.0
Injury to thoracic aorta
  • Short description: INJURY THORACIC AORTA.
  • ICD-9-CM 901.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 901.0 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: 901.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S25.00XA Unspecified injury of thoracic aorta, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Complete transection of thoracic aorta
  • Laceration of thoracic aorta
  • Thoracic aorta complete transection
  • Thoracic aorta laceration
  • Traumatic rupture of thoracic aorta
  • Traumatic thoracic aorta rupture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 901.0:
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