Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 851.80
Other and unspecified cerebral laceration and contusion without open intracranial wound with state of consciousness unspecified
  • Short description: Brain laceration NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 851.80 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 851.80 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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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 851.80 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S06.330A Contusion and laceration of cerebrum, unspecified, without loss of consciousness, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Brain stem laceration
  • Cerebral contusion
  • Cerebral laceration
  • Cerebral laceration and contusion
  • Closed cerebral contusion
  • Closed hindbrain contusion
  • Contusion of brain
  • Contusion of brain without open intracranial wound
  • Contusion of cerebral cortex
  • Contusion of cerebrum
  • Contusion of left cerebrum
  • Contusion of right cerebrum
  • Cortex laceration
  • Falx laceration
  • Laceration of cerebral cortex
  • Laceration of cerebrum
  • Laceration of left cerebrum
  • Laceration of right cerebrum
  • Left cerebral contusion
  • Left cerebral laceration
  • Open hindbrain contusion
  • Right cerebral contusion
  • Right cerebral laceration
  • Tentorial laceration
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