Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 812.21
Fracture of shaft of humerus closed
  • Short description: Fx humerus shaft-closed.
  • ICD-9-CM 812.21 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 812.21 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 812.21.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 812.21: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture humerus, shaft
  • Closed fracture of shaft of humerus
  • Closed fracture of shaft of left humerus
  • Closed fracture of shaft of right humerus
  • Closed FX humerus, shaft
  • Left humerus shaft (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Left humerus shaft Fx
  • Right humerus shaft (upper arm bone) fracture
  • Right humerus shaft Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 812.21 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S42.399A Other fracture of shaft of unspecified humerus, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 812.21:
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