Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 806.36
Open fracture of t7-t12 level with complete lesion of cord
  • Short description: T7-t12 fx-op/com crd les.
  • ICD-9-CM 806.36 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 806.36 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 806.36.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 806.36: 2012 2013 2014.
Choose one of the following scenarios to represent 806.36:
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S24.113A Complete lesion at T7-T10 level of thoracic spinal cord, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S22.069B Unspecified fracture of T7-T8 vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S22.079B Unspecified fracture of T9-T10 vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
Scenario 2
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S24.114A Complete lesion at T11-T12 level of thoracic spinal cord, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S22.089B Unspecified fracture of T11-T12 vertebra, initial encounter for open fracture
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