Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 813.42
Other closed fractures of distal end of radius (alone)
  • Short description: Fx distal radius NEC-cl.
  • ICD-9-CM 813.42 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 813.42 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 813.42.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 813.42: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Barton's fracture
  • Closed Barton's fracture
  • Closed dorsal Barton's fracture
  • Closed fracture dislocation distal radioulnar joint
  • Closed fracture distal radius, intra-articular, die-punch
  • Closed fracture of distal end of left radius
  • Closed fracture of distal end of radius
  • Closed fracture of distal end of right radius
  • Closed fracture of physis of distal end of left radius
  • Closed fracture of physis of distal end of right radius
  • Closed fracture radial styloid
  • Closed fracture radius, distal end
  • Closed FX radius, distal end
  • Closed Galeazzi fracture
  • Closed volar Barton's fracture
  • Dorsal Barton's fracture
  • Dupuytren's fracture of radius
  • Fracture of distal end of radius
  • Fracture of radial styloid
  • Galeazzi fracture dislocation
  • Hutchinson's fracture
  • Left distal radius Fx
  • Left radius (forearm bone) fracture
  • Left radius distal physeal Fx
  • Left radius physeal (forearm bone) fracture
  • Moore's fracture
  • Right distal radius Fx
  • Right radius (forearm bone) fracture
  • Right radius distal physeal Fx
  • Right radius physeal (forearm bone) fracture
  • Slipped distal radial epiphysis
  • Volar Barton's fracture
Applies To
  • Dupuytren's fracture, radius
  • Radius, lower end
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 813.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.509A Unspecified fracture of the lower end of unspecified radius, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 813.42:
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