Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 880.22
Open wound of axillary region with tendon involvement
  • Short description: Open wnd axilla w tendon.
  • ICD-9-CM 880.22 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 880.22 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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880.22 can be converted using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S46.929A Laceration of unspecified muscle, fascia and tendon at shoulder and upper arm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
  • With:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM S41.009A Unspecified open wound of unspecified shoulder, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 880.22:
  • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
    • axilla 880.02
      • with tendon involvement 880.22
      • complicated 880.12
        • with tendon involvement 880.29
      • involving other sites of upper arm 880.09
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