Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 805.2
Closed fracture of dorsal (thoracic) vertebra without spinal cord injury
  • Short description: Fx dorsal vertebra-close.
  • ICD-9-CM 805.2 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 805.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 805.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 805.2: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of eleventh and/or twelfth thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture of fifth and/or sixth thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture of first thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture of fourth thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture of ninth and/or tenth thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture of second thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture of seventh and/or eighth thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture of third thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture thoracic vertebra
  • Closed fracture vertebra, thoracic
  • Fracture of thoracic spine
  • Fracture vertebra, thoracic
  • FX vertebra, thoracic
  • T1 (first thoracic vertebra) fracture
  • T1 vertebral fx
  • T11 - T12 (second thoracic vertebra) fracture
  • T11-T12 vertebral fx
  • T2 (second thoracic vertebra) fracture
  • T2 vertebral fx
  • T3 (third thoracic vertebra) fracture
  • T3 vertebral fx
  • T4 (fourth thoracic vertebra) fracture
  • T4 vertebral fx
  • T5 - T6 (fifth thru sixth thoracic vertebra) fracture
  • T5-T6 vertebral fx
  • T7 - T8 (seventh thru eighth thoracic vertebra) fracture
  • T7-T8 vertebral fx
  • T9 - T10 (ninth thru tenth thoracic vertebra) fracture
  • T9-T10 vertebral fx
  • Thoracic (upper back bone) fracture
  • Thoracic vertebral fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 805.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S22.009A Unspecified fracture of unspecified thoracic vertebra, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 805.2:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • vertebra, vertebral (back) (body) (column) (neural arch) (pedicle) (spine) (spinous process) (transverse process) (closed) 805.8
      • with
        • hematomyelia - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
        • injury to
          • cauda equina - see Fracture, vertebra, sacrum, with spinal cord injury
          • nerve - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
        • paralysis - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
        • paraplegia - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
        • quadriplegia - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
        • spinal concussion - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
        • spinal cord injury (closed) NEC 806.8
      • cervical 806.0
      • chronic 733.13
      • dorsal, dorsolumbar 806.2
      • thoracic, thoracolumbar 806.2
      • atlanto-axial - see Fracture, vertebra, cervical
      • cervical (hangman) (teardrop) (closed) 805.00
      • coccyx (closed) 805.6
      • collapsed 733.13
      • compression, not due to trauma 733.13
      • dorsal (closed) 805.2
        • with spinal cord injury - see Fracture, vertebra, with spinal cord injury, dorsal
        • open 805.3
      • dorsolumbar (closed) 805.2
        • with spinal cord injury - see Fracture, vertebra, with spinal cord injury, dorsal
        • open 805.3
      • due to osteoporosis 733.13
      • fetus or newborn 767.4
      • lumbar (closed) 805.4
      • nontraumatic 733.13
      • open NEC 805.9
      • pathologic (any site) 733.13
      • sacrum (closed) 805.6
      • site unspecified (closed) 805.8
      • stress (any site) 733.95
      • thoracic (closed) 805.2
        • with spinal cord injury - see Fracture, vertebra, with spinal cord injury, thoracic
        • open 805.3
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