Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 879.6
Open wound of other and unspecified parts of trunk without complication
  • Short description: Open wound of trunk NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 879.6 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 879.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Anal laceration
  • Animal bite of pelvic region
  • Animal bite of perineum
  • Animal bite wound of trunk
  • Cut of pelvic region
  • Cut of perineum
  • Cut of trunk
  • Degloving injury of abdomen
  • Degloving injury of pelvic region
  • Degloving injury of perineum
  • Degloving injury of trunk
  • Dog bite of abdomen
  • Dog bite of pelvic region
  • Dog bite of perineum
  • Dog bite of trunk
  • Fishing hook in abdomen
  • Fishing hook in trunk
  • Fourth degree perineal laceration
  • Gunshot wound of pelvis
  • Human bite of pelvic region
  • Human bite of perineum
  • Human bite of trunk
  • Laceration of anus
  • Laceration of female perineum
  • Laceration of foreskin
  • Laceration of genitalia
  • Laceration of male perineum
  • Laceration of pelvic region
  • Laceration of pelvis
  • Laceration of perineum
  • Laceration of skin of penis
  • Laceration of trunk
  • Nail wound of buttock
  • Nail wound of trunk
  • Needle stick injury of abdomen
  • Needle stick injury of pelvic region
  • Needle stick injury of perineum
  • Needle stick injury of trunk
  • Open animal bite of pelvis
  • Open bite of pelvis
  • Open cat bite of pelvis
  • Open division anterior sacroiliac ligament
  • Open division iliolumbar ligament
  • Open division pelvic ligament
  • Open division posterior sacroiliac ligament
  • Open division sacroiliac ligament
  • Open division sacrospinous ligament
  • Open division sacrotuberous ligament
  • Open division symphysis pubis
  • Open division, sacrum ligament
  • Open dog bite of low back
  • Open dog bite of pelvis
  • Open human bite of pelvis
  • Open wound of chest/back/buttock
  • Open wound of genital organ
  • Open wound of head, neck and trunk
  • Open wound of pelvic region
  • Open wound of pelvic region without complication
  • Open wound of pelvis
  • Open wound of perineum
  • Open wound of perineum without complication
  • Open wound of trunk
  • Open wound of trunk without complication
  • Open wound pelvic region
  • Open wounds involving thorax with abdomen, lower back and pelvis
  • Pelvis laceration
  • Puncture wound of pelvic region
  • Puncture wound of pelvis
  • Puncture wound of perineum
  • Puncture wound of trunk
  • Stab wound of pelvic region
  • Stab wound of pelvis
  • Stab wound of perineum
  • Stab wound of trunk
Applies To
  • Pelvic region
  • Perineum
  • Trunk NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 879.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S31.000A Unspecified open wound of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retroperitoneum, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 879.6:
  • Laceration - see also Wound, open, by site
    • anus (sphincter) 879.6
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with damage to pelvic organs
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
      • complicated 879.7
      • complicating delivery (healed) (old) 654.8
        • with laceration of anal or rectal mucosa 664.3
        • not associated with third-degree perineal laceration 664.6
      • following
      • nontraumatic, nonpuerperal (healed) (old) 569.43
    • perineum, perineal (old) (postpartal) 618.7
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with damage to pelvic floor
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
      • complicating delivery 664.4
      • following
      • male 879.6
      • muscles, complicating delivery 664.1
      • nonpuerperal, current injury 879.6
      • secondary (postpartal) 674.2
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • anus 879.6
    • pelvic floor or region 879.6
    • perineum 879.6
    • trunk (multiple) NEC 879.6
      • complicated 879.7
      • specified site NEC 879.6
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