Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 839.21
Closed dislocation thoracic vertebra
  • Short description: Disloc thoracic vert-cl.
  • ICD-9-CM 839.21 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 839.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Applies To
  • Dorsal [thoracic] vertebra
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 839.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S23.101A Dislocation of unspecified thoracic vertebra, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 839.21:
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