Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 848.0
Sprain of septal cartilage of nose
  • Short description: Sprain of nasal septum.
  • ICD-9-CM 848.0 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 848.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 848.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S03.8XXA Sprain of joints and ligaments of other parts of head, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 848.0:
  • Sprain, strain (joint) (ligament) (muscle) (tendon) 848.9
    • cartilage
      • costal, without mention of injury to sternum 848.3
      • ear 848.8
      • knee 844.9
        • with current tear (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
      • semilunar (knee) 844.8
        • with current tear (see also Tear, meniscus) 836.2
      • septal, nose 848.0
      • thyroid region 848.2
      • xiphoid 848.49
    • nose (septal cartilage) 848.0
    • septal cartilage (nose) 848.0
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