Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 880.03
Open wound of upper arm without complication
  • Short description: Open wound of upper arm.
  • ICD-9-CM 880.03 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 880.03 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 880.03.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 880.03: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Gunshot wound of left upper arm
  • Gunshot wound of right upper arm
  • Gunshot wound of upper arm
  • Laceration of left upper arm
  • Laceration of right upper arm
  • Laceration of upper arm
  • Left upper arm laceration
  • Open animal bite of left upper arm
  • Open animal bite of right upper arm
  • Open animal bite of upper arm
  • Open bite of left upper arm
  • Open bite of right upper arm
  • Open bite of upper arm
  • Open cat bite of left upper arm
  • Open cat bite of right upper arm
  • Open cat bite of upper arm
  • Open dog bite of left upper arm
  • Open dog bite of right upper arm
  • Open dog bite of upper arm
  • Open human bite of left upper arm
  • Open human bite of right upper arm
  • Open human bite of upper arm
  • Open wound of left upper arm
  • Open wound of right upper arm
  • Open wound of upper arm
  • Puncture wound of left upper arm
  • Puncture wound of right upper arm
  • Puncture wound of upper arm
  • Right upper arm laceration
  • Stab wound of left upper arm
  • Stab wound of right upper arm
  • Stab wound of upper arm
  • Upper arm laceration
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 880.03 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM S41.109A Unspecified open wound of unspecified upper arm, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 880.03:
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • arm 884.0
      • with tendon involvement 884.2
      • complicated 884.1
      • forearm 881.00
      • multiple sites - see Wound, open, multiple, upper limb
      • upper 880.03
        • with tendon involvement 880.23
        • complicated 880.13
        • multiple sites (with axillary or shoulder regions) 880.09
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