Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 812.19
Other open fracture of upper end of humerus
  • Short description: Fx upper humerus NEC-opn.
  • ICD-9-CM 812.19 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 812.19 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Open fracture dislocation of joint of shoulder girdle
  • Open fracture of humerus, upper epiphysis
  • Open fracture of lesser tuberosity of left humerus
  • Open fracture of lesser tuberosity of right humerus
  • Open fracture proximal humerus, head
  • Open fracture proximal humerus, neck
  • Open left humerus lesser tuberosity (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Open left humerus lesser tuberosity Fx
  • Open right humerus lesser tuberosity (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Open right humerus lesser tuberosity Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 812.19 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S42.293B Other displaced fracture of upper end of unspecified humerus, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S42.296B Other nondisplaced fracture of upper end of unspecified humerus, initial encounter for open fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 812.19:
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