Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 813.43
Fracture of distal end of ulna (alone) closed
  • Short description: Fx distal ulna-closed.
  • ICD-9-CM 813.43 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 813.43 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 813.43.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 813.43: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Closed fracture of distal end of left ulna
  • Closed fracture of distal end of right ulna
  • Closed fracture of distal end of ulna
  • Closed fracture of physis of distal left ulna
  • Closed fracture of physis of distal right ulna
  • Closed fracture ulna, distal end
  • Closed FX ulna, distal end
  • Left distal ulna Fx
  • Left ulna (forearm bone) fracture
  • Left ulna distal physeal Fx
  • Left ulna physeal (lower arm bone) fracture
  • Right distal ulna Fx
  • Right ulna (forearm bone) fracture
  • Right ulna distal physeal Fx
  • Right ulna physeal (forearm bone) fracture
Applies To
  • Ulna:
    • head
    • lower end
    • lower epiphysis
    • styloid process
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 813.43 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.609A Unspecified fracture of lower end of unspecified ulna, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 813.43:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • ulna (alone) (closed) 813.82
      • with radius NEC 813.83
      • coronoid process (closed) 813.02
      • distal end - see Fracture, ulna, lower end
      • epiphysis
        • lower - see Fracture, ulna, lower end
        • upper - see Fracture, ulna, upper, end
      • head - see Fracture, ulna, lower end
      • lower end (distal end) (head) (lower epiphysis) (styloid process) 813.43
      • olecranon process (closed) 813.01
      • open NEC 813.92
      • pathologic 733.12
      • proximal end - see Fracture, ulna, upper end
      • shaft 813.22
      • styloid process - see Fracture, ulna, lower end
      • torus 813.46
      • transverse - see Fracture, ulna, by site
      • upper end (epiphysis) 813.04
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