Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 923.20
Contusion of hand(s)
  • ICD-9-CM 923.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 923.20 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: 923.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S60.229A Contusion of unspecified hand, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Contusion of hand
  • Left hand contusion
  • Right hand contusion
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 923.20:
  • Black
    • palm 923.20
  • Contusion (skin surface intact) 924.9
    • hand(s) (except fingers alone) 923.20
    • wrist 923.21
      • with hand(s), except finger(s) alone 923.20
  • Tache noir 923.20
  • Talon noir 924.20
    • hand 923.20
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