Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 816.12
Open fracture of distal phalanx or phalanges of hand
  • Short description: Fx distal phal, hand-opn.
  • ICD-9-CM 816.12 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 816.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 816.12.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 816.12: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Open fracture dislocation, distal interphalangeal joint
  • Open fracture finger distal phalanx, base
  • Open fracture finger distal phalanx, mallet
  • Open fracture finger distal phalanx, shaft
  • Open fracture finger distal phalanx, tuft
  • Open fracture finger, phalanx, distal
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of finger
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of left index finger
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of left little finger
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of left middle finger
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of left ring finger
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of left thumb
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of right index finger
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of right little finger
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of right middle finger
  • Open fracture of distal phalanx of right ring finger
  • Open fracture of right thumb distal phalanx
  • Open fracture subluxation, distal interphalangeal joint
  • Open fracture subluxation, interphalangeal joint thumb
  • Open fracture thumb distal phalanx
  • Open fracture thumb distal phalanx, base
  • Open fracture thumb distal phalanx, mallet
  • Open fracture thumb distal phalanx, shaft
  • Open fracture thumb distal phalanx, tuft
  • Open FX finger, phalanx, distal
  • Open left index finger distal phalanx Fx
  • Open left index finger mallet fracture
  • Open left index finger mallet Fx
  • Open left index finger phalanx fracture
  • Open left little finger distal phalanx Fx
  • Open left little finger mallet fracture
  • Open left little finger mallet Fx
  • Open left little finger phalanx fracture
  • Open left middle finger distal phalanx Fx
  • Open left middle finger mallet fracture
  • Open left middle finger mallet Fx
  • Open left middle finger phalanx fracture
  • Open left ring finger distal phalanx Fx
  • Open left ring finger mallet fracture
  • Open left ring finger mallet Fx
  • Open left ring finger phalanx fracture
  • Open left thumb distal phalanx Fx
  • Open left thumb phalanx fracture
  • Open mallet fracture of distal phalanx of right ring finger
  • Open mallet fracture of left index finger
  • Open mallet fracture of left little finger
  • Open mallet fracture of left middle finger
  • Open mallet fracture of left ring finger
  • Open mallet fracture of right distal phalanx
  • Open mallet fracture of right index finger
  • Open mallet fracture right middle finger
  • Open right index finger distal phalanx Fx
  • Open right index finger mallet fracture
  • Open right index finger mallet Fx
  • Open right index finger phalanx fracture
  • Open right little finger distal phalanx Fx
  • Open right little finger mallet fracture
  • Open right little finger mallet Fx
  • Open right little finger phalanx fracture
  • Open right middle finger distal phalanx Fx
  • Open right middle finger mallet fracture
  • Open right middle finger mallet Fx
  • Open right middle finger phalanx fracture
  • Open right ring finger distal phalanx Fx
  • Open right ring finger mallet fracture
  • Open right ring finger mallet Fx
  • Open right ring finger phalanx fracture
  • Open right thumb distal phalanx Fx
  • Open right thumb phalanx fracture
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 816.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.523B Displaced fracture of distal phalanx of unspecified thumb, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.526B Nondisplaced fracture of distal phalanx of unspecified thumb, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.639B Displaced fracture of distal phalanx of unspecified finger, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.669B Nondisplaced fracture of distal phalanx of unspecified finger, initial encounter for open fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 816.12:
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