Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 812.10
Fracture of unspecified part of upper end of humerus open
  • Short description: Fx upper humerus NOS-opn.
  • ICD-9-CM 812.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 812.10 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: 812.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S42.209B Unspecified fracture of upper end of unspecified humerus, initial encounter for open fracture
Approximate Synonyms
  • Open fracture left shoulder
  • Open fracture of left proximal humerus
  • Open fracture of right proximal humerus
  • Open fracture of right shoulder
  • Open left humerus (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Open left proximal humerus Fx
  • Open left shoulder fracture
  • Open left shoulder Fx
  • Open right humerus (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Open right proximal humerus Fx
  • Open right shoulder fracture
  • Open right shoulder Fx
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 812.10:
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