Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 839.17
Open dislocation seventh cervical vertebra
  • Short description: Disloc 7th cerv vert-opn.
  • ICD-9-CM 839.17 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 839.17 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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839.17 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S13.171A Dislocation of C6/C7 cervical vertebrae, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S13.181A Dislocation of C7/T1 cervical vertebrae, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S11.90XA Unspecified open wound of unspecified part of neck, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 839.17:
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