Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 903.9
Injury to unspecified blood vessel of upper extremity
  • Short description: Injury arm vessel NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 903.9 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 903.9 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 903.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 903.9: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Left finger blood vessel laceration
  • Left forearm blood vessel injury
  • Left forearm blood vessel laceration
  • Left forearm vein injury
  • Left forearm vein laceration
  • Left hand blood vessel injury
  • Left hand blood vessel laceration
  • Left index finger blood vessel injury
  • Left index finger blood vessel laceration
  • Left little finger blood vessel injury
  • Left little finger blood vessel laceration
  • Left middle finger blood vessel injury
  • Left middle finger blood vessel laceration
  • Left ring finger blood vessel injury
  • Left ring finger blood vessel laceration
  • Left shoulder blood vessel injury
  • Left shoulder blood vessel laceration
  • Left superficial shoulder vein injury
  • Left superficial shoulder vein laceration
  • Left superficial upper arm vein injury
  • Left thumb blood vessel injury
  • Left thumb blood vessel laceration
  • Left upper arm blood vessel injury
  • Left upper arm blood vessel laceration
  • Left upper arm vein laceration
  • Left wrist blood vessel injury
  • Left wrist blood vessel laceration
  • Right finger blood vessel laceration
  • Right forearm blood vessel injury
  • Right forearm blood vessel laceration
  • Right forearm vein injury
  • Right forearm vein laceration
  • Right hand blood vessel injury
  • Right hand blood vessel laceration
  • Right index finger blood vessel injury
  • Right index finger blood vessel laceration
  • Right little finger blood vessel injury
  • Right little finger blood vessel laceration
  • Right middle finger blood vessel injury
  • Right middle finger blood vessel laceration
  • Right ring finger blood vessel injury
  • Right ring finger blood vessel laceration
  • Right shoulder blood vessel injury
  • Right shoulder blood vessel laceration
  • Right superficial shoulder vein injury
  • Right superficial shoulder vein laceration
  • Right superficial upper arm vein injury
  • Right thumb blood vessel injury
  • Right thumb blood vessel laceration
  • Right upper arm blood vessel injury
  • Right upper arm blood vessel laceration
  • Right upper arm vein laceration
  • Right wrist blood vessel injury
  • Right wrist blood vessel laceration
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 903.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S45.909A Unspecified injury of unspecified blood vessel at shoulder and upper arm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S55.909A Unspecified injury of unspecified blood vessel at forearm level, unspecified arm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM S65.909A Unspecified injury of unspecified blood vessel at wrist and hand level of unspecified arm, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 903.9:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 903.9 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2011 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.