Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 819.0
Multiple closed fractures involving both upper limbs and upper limb with rib(s) and sternum
  • Short description: Fx arms w rib/sternum-cl.
  • ICD-9-CM 819.0 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 819.0 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 819.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 819.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Choose one of the following scenarios to represent 819.0:
Scenario 2
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S42.90XA Fracture of unspecified shoulder girdle, part unspecified, initial encounter for closed fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.90XA Unspecified fracture of unspecified forearm, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S22.20XA Unspecified fracture of sternum, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S22.49XA Multiple fractures of ribs, unspecified side, initial encounter for closed fracture
Scenario 1
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S42.91XA Fracture of right shoulder girdle, part unspecified, initial encounter for closed fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.91XA Unspecified fracture of right forearm, initial encounter for closed fracture
  • With:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S42.92XA Fracture of left shoulder girdle, part unspecified, initial encounter for closed fracture
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S52.92XA Unspecified fracture of left forearm, initial encounter for closed fracture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 819.0:
  • Fracture (abduction) (adduction) (avulsion) (compression) (crush) (dislocation) (oblique) (separation) (closed) 829.0
    • multiple (closed) 829.0
      • arm (multiple bones in same arm except in hand alone) (sites classifiable to 810-817 with sites classifiable to a different three-digit category in 810-817 in same arm) (closed) 818.0
      • arms, both or arm(s) with rib(s) or sternum (sites classifiable to 810-818 with sites classifiable to same range of categories in other limb or to 807) (closed) 819.0
      • bones of trunk NEC (closed) 809.0
      • hand, metacarpal bone(s) with phalanx or phalanges of same hand (sites classifiable to 815 with sites classifiable to 816 in same hand) (closed) 817.0
      • leg (multiple bones in same leg) (sites classifiable to 820-826 with sites classifiable to a different three-digit category in that range in same leg) (closed) 827.0
      • legs, both or leg(s) with arm(s), rib(s), or sternum (sites classifiable to 820-827 with sites classifiable to same range of categories in other leg or to 807 or 810-819) (closed) 828.0
      • open 829.1
      • pelvis with other bones except skull or face bones (sites classifiable to 808 with sites classifiable to 805-807 or 810-829) (closed) 809.0
      • skull, specified or unspecified bones, or face bone(s) with any other bone(s) (sites classifiable to 800-803 with sites classifiable to 805-829) (closed) 804.0
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