Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 814.17
Open fracture of capitate bone (os magnum) of wrist
  • Short description: Fx capitate bone-open.
  • ICD-9-CM 814.17 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 814.17 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 814.17.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Open capitate bone fracture of left wrist
  • Open fracture of capitate bone of right wrist
  • Open left capitate (hand bone) fracture
  • Open left capitate Fx
  • Open right capitate (hand bone) fracture
  • Open right capitate Fx
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 814.17 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.133B Displaced fracture of capitate [os magnum] bone, unspecified wrist, initial encounter for open fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S62.136B Nondisplaced fracture of capitate [os magnum] bone, unspecified wrist, initial encounter for open fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 814.17:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • capitate (bone) (closed) 814.07
      • open 814.17
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